Bella Hammond was a commercial fisher who loved to garden and took in stray dogs. She was a private person who took on her role as the governor’s wife without airs.
A new effort by Anchorage officials is grappling with thousands of discriminatory contracts still written into deeds all over town, part of Anchorage’s checkered legacy on race.
An Alaska state representative wants the federal government to name one of its new polar icebreakers the Polar Bear, in a nod to a historic American vessel.
The National Archives in Seattle is slated to close. It warehouses federal documents obtained from states across the Northwest. And it’s especially important for Alaska.
The 2020 Native American $1 coin is currently only available online, but Alaskans are advocating for a wider release.
“It’s like robbing a church,” says Juneau resident Donna Hurley. “These guys are veterans. They fought for us. I mean, we lived the life we live because of them.”
A soon-to-be-published scientific paper says climate change has taken its toll on the now-shrinking Taku Glacier from the Juneau Icefield.
As a cultural interpreter, John Lawrence tries to answer any questions people might have. Some questions are about paint. Other questions are harder.
The M/V Chugach spent its life up in Alaska from territorial days onward. Now, the U.S. Forest Service plans to loan the boat to Wrangell’s city museum.
The Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association secured a necessary grant on their quest to lease the remote island property just south of Haines.