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BLOG: Where fossil fuels are rock stars

BLOG: Where fossil fuels are rock stars

Fossil fuels are the rock stars of Alaska, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wyoming, at least as far as their governors are concerned.

June 16, 2014 3:30 pm Related
Veteran treasures adventure of a lifetime

Veteran treasures adventure of a lifetime

When U.S. Marine Corps veteran Doug Peters stepped out of the old Cessna and touched ground in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, he knew he was in for the adventure of a lifetime - "60 miles with 60-pound packs," as he put it.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Trickle-down tax cut fever is a bipartisan illness

GUEST COMMENTARY: Trickle-down tax cut fever is a bipartisan illness

After the Republican-dominated Indiana Legislature shoved through a 5 percent state income tax cut as a compromise gesture to new Gov. Mike Pence, media outlets like The Columbus Republic rightly termed the tax cut “silly.”

May 28, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: The Arctic, melting ice and ancient issues

GUEST COMMENTARY: The Arctic, melting ice and ancient issues

"What about the rest of the North?" asked McGeorge Bundy, president of the Ford Foundation, back in the 1970s while considering yet one more grant to help the troubled Native Americans of Alaska.

March 16, 2013 12:00 am

Beer will help power Alaska brewery

JUNEAU, Alaska | The Alaskan Brewing Co. is going green, but instead of looking to solar and wind energy, it has turned to a very familiar source: beer.

February 04, 2013 3:58 pm

Don't blame Obama for 'donating Alaskan islands

Just more malarkey. In response to the letter about President Barack Obama “donating”Alaskan islands. Below is a document from the website I have listed. it outlines the facts about this topic.

October 27, 2012 12:00 am

Obama gave away potential oil reserves to Russia

President Barack Obama donates eight Alaskan islands to Russia for free. Thus, Russia can start drilling for oil. The islands have billions of barrels of oil.

October 21, 2012 12:00 am
CULINARY ADVENTURES – ALASKA, PART II

CULINARY ADVENTURES – ALASKA, PART II

Some years ago, as part of a media tour, I visited Rungis, the enormous wholesale food market on the outskirts of Paris. I guess you could call Rungis "Le Halles on steroids." Our tour took place during the market's waning hours, around 5:30am. As we entered the seafood area, I could not bel…

August 28, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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CULINARY ADVENTURES – ALASKA, PART II

CULINARY ADVENTURES – ALASKA, PART II

Some years ago, as part of a media tour, I visited Rungis, the enormous wholesale food market on the outskirts of Paris. I guess you could call Rungis "Les Halles on steroids." Our tour took place during the market's waning hours, around 5:30am. As we entered the seafood area, I could not be…

August 23, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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CULINARY ADVENTURES – ALASKA, PART I

CULINARY ADVENTURES – ALASKA, PART I

I suppose many would call the idea of Alaskan cuisine an oxymoron, but they would be wrong. I know better, having recently cruised through the Inner Passage with stops in Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay and Ketchikan. Seafood? Of course, it's mostly about that, but for those of us who buy it in…

August 14, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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CULINARY ADVENTURES – ALASKA, PART I

CULINARY ADVENTURES – ALASKA, PART I

I suppose many would call the idea of Alaskan cuisine an oxymoron, but they would be wrong. I know better, having recently cruised through the Inner Passage with stops in Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay and Ketchikan. Seafood? Of course, it's mostly about that, but for those of us who buy it in…

August 10, 2011 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Three-time Iditarod musher, dog, visit students

Three-time Iditarod musher, dog, visit students

Schults-Lewis Home Principal Vickie Terhune, right, pets Borage, an Alaskan Husky mix, during a Monday talk by Borage's owner Karen Land at the Schults-Lewis Home. Land spoke to students about her races in the Iditarod.

February 14, 2011 1:00 pm
Three-time Iditarod musher, dog, visit students

Three-time Iditarod musher, dog, visit students

Montana resident Karen Land speaks Monday about her experience racing the Iditarod to students at the Schults-Lewis Home in Morgan Township.

February 14, 2011 1:00 pm
Three-time Iditarod musher, dog, visit students

Three-time Iditarod musher, dog, visit students

Borage, an Alaskan Husky mix, lays on the floor while his owner Karen Land speaks Monday about her experiences in the Iditarod dogsled race. Land spoke and gave a slide presentation to the students at the Schults-Lewis Home in Morgan Township.

February 14, 2011 1:00 pm
Three-time Iditarod musher, dog, visit students

Three-time Iditarod musher, dog, visit students

Montana resident Karen Land points at a map of the Iditorad race in Alaska while speaking Monday about her experience running the dogsled race to students at the Schults-Lewis Home in Morgan Township.

February 14, 2011 1:00 pm

Alaska Couple Builds Red Wagon for Grownups

Judy Foster and Fred Keller spent more than a year turning their old pick-up truck into an adult-size Radio Flyer wagon. The Alaska couple says their homemade convertible draws lots of stares out on the road, and some admirers. (Oct. 12)

October 17, 2010 12:00 am
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