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Sen. Ted Stevens was revered, maligned

From convict to martyr, the story of Theodore Fulton “Ted” Stevens is solidly woven into the tapestry of Alaska’s history.

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Big Park, Big Job

This Chugach State Park full rugged mountains and abundant wildlife is patrolled by four Alaska State Park Rangers, like Ranger Tom Crockett.

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Jon Van Zyle’s paintings reflect his love for Alaska

For more than 40 years, Jon Van Zyle’s paintings, posters, and book illustrations have vividly captured the very essence of Alaska life.

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Fitness Tips for Introverts

If you have an introverted personality, joining a gym or exercise class or may not be your cup of tea, but that doesn’t have to hold you back

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We northerners live in a wondrous world of ice

Our world of ice is beautiful. I can remember as a child in Seward staring at the colorful prism created by sunlight striking ice sickles.

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Alaska Cutthroats Played Heroic Part in WWII

The “Cutthroats” were good men, tough as nails, strong in spirit, and loved the place they defended.

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Believe in Food

The healthcare crisis cannot be solved with a better healthcare system. It can only be addressed with better health. It starts with food.

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My Faith in Humanity

Violence, greed, corruption, and oppression of people seem unending, but I now have a robust and enduring faith in humanity.

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Backup For Those In Blue

Chaplain Brandt is the Directing Chaplain of a five-member unit within the CPD, and a Priest of the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago.

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Captain Mike Healy Had Faith in Ship and Self

Even the US Coast Guard, the successor to the Revenue Cutter Service, proudly recognizes Healy as the first black captain of one of its ships.

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We Lost The Wonderful HistoricLee

HistoricLee, Lee Jordan, passed quite suddenly New Year's Eve. Lee was a wonderful friend to the ECHO. It's with great sadness we share this.

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Pioneer ‘Rusty’ Dow Claimed Many Firsts

With six years of trucking experience under her belt in California, Rusty Dow, who was 40 years old, went into the trucking business.

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Ignoring past, we’ll try to peek at the future

This writer enjoys writing about Alaska’s intriguing past, but he decided to try his hand at prognosticating on the new year of 2019.

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Office Stretches for Health and Energy

Stretching during a day in the office isn’t just to help reduce stress and strain. It can also help you maintain your energy levels

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