Tuesday’s story is can best be summed up by Rita Brown:
Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment. ~Rita Mae Brown
“The Bear got Me” by Matthew
Top-secret, high-tech rocket science devolves into a primitive situation on a stretch of Alaskan highway. Nature’s still stronger than we are, in a fair fight.
- Dan Henry agreed to pay more than $600,000 in restitution and serve up to two years in federal prison.
- Alaska Airlines use of the phrase "Meet our Eskimo" in its rebranding campaign has sparked a controversy and new conversation about what “Eskimo” means to Alaska Natives.
- The offer is the latest salvo in a battle between lawmakers, developers and lawyers over the price legislators agreed to for the building in 2013 during a very different fiscal climate.
- The city thinks Hecla's Greens Creek mine may be responsible. The mine says its discharges in the area meet state requirements.