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Entertaining 'Musical of Musicals' plays on Broadway's appeal

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sat, 2014-07-19 20:10
Entertaining 'Musical of Musicals' plays on Broadway's appeal “The Musical of Musicals: The Musical!” will impress everyone who loves musicals -- and delight everyone who hates them. July 19, 2014

Readers write: Letters to the editor, July 20

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sat, 2014-07-19 19:54
Readers write: Letters to the editor, July 20 LETTERS: Readers weigh in on the U-Med bear shooting, Alaska's congressional delegation, and why there ought to be more good news on the front page of the paper.July 19, 2014

Video: At Kuskokwim River fish camp, smokehouses fill with fish and tradition

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sat, 2014-07-19 19:45
Video: At Kuskokwim River fish camp, smokehouses fill with fish and tradition

Despite early season salmon restrictions, Yup’ik fish camps bustle with activity as families harvest food for the winter.

July 19, 2014

Photos: At Kuskokwim River fish camp, smokehouses fill with fish and tradition

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sat, 2014-07-19 19:44
Photos: At Kuskokwim River fish camp, smokehouses fill with fish and tradition

Despite early season salmon restrictions, Yup’ik fish camps bustle with activity as families harvest food for the winter.

July 19, 2014

At Kuskokwim River fish camp, smokehouses fill with fish and tradition

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sat, 2014-07-19 19:43
At Kuskokwim River fish camp, smokehouses fill with fish and tradition Despite early season salmon restrictions, Yup’ik fish camps bustle with activity as families harvest food for the winter.July 19, 2014

Seldom visited Aniakchak park is a gem for paddlers when weather clears

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sat, 2014-07-19 19:39
Seldom visited Aniakchak park is a gem for paddlers when weather clears Traveling the coast of Aniakchak National Monument was spectacular. When the water was calm, the group paddled. At low tide, they hiked the coast, and bushwhacked or used the numerous bear trails for land crossings – not necessarily a good idea. July 19, 2014

Life in Haines is like a country song, at least for one of us

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sat, 2014-07-19 19:39
Life in Haines is like a country song, at least for one of us Christy Tengs Fowler of Haines is so sure she’s the one for Dr. Phil that she tried to spend her life savings producing a CD of her Dr. Phil Project songs. She's been trying to attract Dr. Phil’s attention for the seven years since she went to Nashville and Los Angeles and recorded nine songs with studio singers and musicians. July 19, 2014

'Finding Bethany' details detective's quest to solve horrific murder

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sat, 2014-07-19 19:38
'Finding Bethany' details detective's quest to solve horrific murder The book becomes a much-needed elucidation of how difficult achieving a murder conviction can be. It puts a human face on the investigators who strive to build an airtight case before making an arrest.July 19, 2014

Dunbar wraps up first European track trip

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sat, 2014-07-19 19:20
Dunbar wraps up first European track trip Kodiak runner Trevor Dunbar wrapped up his first trip to Europe as a pro track athlete with a disappointing 5,000-meter race Saturday in Belgium.July 19, 2014

Close races spice Wasilla regatta

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sat, 2014-07-19 19:18
Close races spice Wasilla regatta Four-tenths of a second decided the women's eight race Saturday on the first day of rowing competition in the Moose Nugget Regatta at Wasilla Lake.July 19, 2014

Begich campaign, super PAC get boosts from California tribe

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sat, 2014-07-19 19:07
Begich campaign, super PAC get boosts from California tribe The third-largest donor to the super PAC supporting U.S. Sen. Mark Begich is a casino owned by a 270-member California tribe that has also made large contributions to Begich’s campaign and to the Alaska Democratic Party.July 19, 2014

Alaska newspaper gets new name, new mission

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sat, 2014-07-19 19:04
Alaska newspaper gets new name, new mission Some of you will be understandably surprised as you pick up your Sunday newspaper. It looks similar, but the name has changed. The Anchorage Daily News has now become Alaska Dispatch News.July 19, 2014

Kids are Alaska's future, but they're an untapped resource for today

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sat, 2014-07-19 18:54
Kids are Alaska's future, but they're an untapped resource for today OPINION: This ad-heavy campaign season fueled by super PACs should be a clue that Alaska is missing out on a potential revenue source that could rival oil in the long run.July 19, 2014

Recipe: Take rhubarb beyond pie with these summer cocktails

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sat, 2014-07-19 18:54
Recipe: Take rhubarb beyond pie with these summer cocktails  There is more to rhubarb than pie, as these rhubarb-spiked summer coolers show. July 19, 2014

One for the road: A hungry traveler's guide to the Parks Highway

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sat, 2014-07-19 18:53
One for the road: A hungry traveler's guide to the Parks Highway I usually make the run to Fairbanks with a cooler full of sandwiches and snacks. But now that I looked at it, I grew curious about restaurants along the way and decided that on my return trip I would try some of the places I’ve passed a hundred times but never eaten at.July 19, 2014

Recipe: Taste of barbecue, by way of pizza

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sat, 2014-07-19 18:51
Recipe: Taste of barbecue, by way of pizza The past two summers, we’ve had a friend from the Lower 48 living with us and working as a commercial fisherman. His favorite pizza has always been barbecue chicken. He requests it every time he comes to visit, and since he’s here for the summer, I’ll be making it several times. July 19, 2014

Ramseys: Taking the pulse of the Anchorage real estate market

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sat, 2014-07-19 18:46
Ramseys: Taking the pulse of the Anchorage real estate market At midway through the selling season, now is a good time to take the pulse of the Anchorage real estate market. For a general perspective, let’s look at location and price range. July 19, 2014

Fairbanks Craigslist 'rants' peel back layers of anti-Native racism

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sat, 2014-07-19 18:44
Fairbanks Craigslist 'rants' peel back layers of anti-Native racism A series of violent, racist posts that remain on Craigslist's Fairbanks local message board -- despite a social-media movement to bring them down -- offer a glimpse into attitudes that Native leaders say aren't surprising but shouldn't be tolerated.July 19, 2014

'Tax-aaq' ballot measure a mouthful in English, Yup’ik or Inupiaq

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sat, 2014-07-19 18:44
'Tax-aaq' ballot measure a mouthful in English, Yup’ik or Inupiaq The ballot measure to repeal the state’s oil tax cut might be the thorniest issue Alaskans ever vote on -- but imagine trying to understand terms like “gross revenue exclusion” and “progressivity” in Yup’ik and other Alaska Native languages.July 19, 2014

Anchorage cemetery expanding use of interactive QR codes

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sat, 2014-07-19 18:29
Anchorage cemetery expanding use of interactive QR codes Affixed next to a traditional grave marker, a QR code can offer instant access to more information about a person whose remains are memorialized. It’s a practice that’s gaining a foothold among cemeteries, including the Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery, which is looking to expand its use. July 19, 2014