February 21st, 2011
10 YEARS AGO Feb. 21, 2001 — North Pole Rep. Jeannette James has long pushed for a railroad linking Alaska to the Lower 48. Now she needs the Canadian government to join the dream. James, who s...
February 16th, 2011
The U.S. Coast Guard cutter McLane sank a Japanese submarine during World War II off the west coast of Prince of Wales Island in July 1942. The 125-foot cutter McLane transferred to the 17th Naval District in Alaska in late 1941 where she performed patrol duty in Chatham Strait.
February 4th, 2011
Imagine wanting to go to college and being prevented from doing so. Stories of young people unable to afford it, living too far away, or being discouraged by parents -- especially young women -- are not uncommon historically. But they seem exceptional and extraordinary when found in modern life.