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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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Christmas is time for sharing, gathering

Christmas, though, is the season to be merry, not mired in pity. Helping the needy through a donation of time and money is good for the soul.

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Alaska Women in the Mountains

What follows are female mountaineers, primarily Alaskans, who have and are continuing to make extraordinary achievements in the mountains.

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Dec. 7, 1941, “Day that will live in infamy”

Having used the Dutch Harbor bombing as a diversion, the imperial army of Japan a few days later captured the islands of Attu and Kiska.

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November 30, 2018 Earthquake in Anchorage, Alaska

Just as they did in the aftermath of the 1964 earthquake, Alaskans pulled together, checked on their neighbors, and helped each other.

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Hike on Hope Point Trail Offers a Respite from the Political Season

I’ve always loved the quietness of Hope, which I can guess is the exact opposite of what it was like back in the early 1900s

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Connecting with the past: My discovery

I later re-named it Mount Kennybaker, but my formal application did not receive enough Seward support to be approved by the State of Alaska.

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Giving thanks is a long-time tradition

Thanksgiving was made a federal holiday in 1863 when Abraham Lincoln saw it as a pathway toward reconciliation between North and South.

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Officials Struggle With Solution to Crimes

The question as to what can be done to reduce crime is a tough one. If this writer had the answer, he would shout it from the rooftops.

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Nation Survives Despite Negative Politics

The 2018 elections are over. As Will Rogers said, “Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated.”

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Curry Ridge Trail Offers Stunning Views of Denali

I’m slowly hiking the trail up to Curry Ridge in the Alaska Range with my friend Carl Portman. Behind us is a palpable presence.

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Armistice put halt to World War I fighting 100 years ago

Sunday, Nov. 11, marks the day exactly 100 years ago when the Armistice ending the Great War, World War I, was signed.

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Goblins, ghouls, ghosts gather Oct. 31st

One holiday many children look forward to each year is Halloween, a tradition that goes back hundreds of years.

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Keystone Cops’ 1907 railroad route confrontation

An enterprising promoter, Henry D. Reynolds, jumped to start the competing Home Railroad by extending the Syndicate’s Valdez route.

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Oct. 18 Alaska Day, thanks to W. Seward

On Oct. 18 we celebrate Alaska Day. We acknowledge William Seward on March 30, when we celebrate the day he bought Alaska.

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