ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An online competitor announced plans Tuesday to buy Alaska's largest daily newspaper. Alaska Dispatch Publishing LLC, the parent company of the online newspaper the Alaska Dispatch, will purchase the Anchorage Daily News from The McClatchy Co. for $34 million. The sale is expected to close in May. "This is a chance for us to get even more reporters on the ground and do more journalism," said Tony Hopfinger, Alaska Dispatch's co-founder, executive editor and president.
ANCHORAGE - An online competitor announced plans Tuesday to buy Alaska's largest daily newspaper.
JUNEAU - The ship formerly known as the Exxon Valdez, responsible for one of the worst oil spills in U.S. history, appears destined for the scrap heap in a shipyard along the Indian Gulf of Cambay. Such an end for the ship that spilled millions of gallons of crude in Alaska's Prince William Sound in 1989 is fitting, says at least one person directly involved with the disaster's aftermath. "My first reaction when I heard the boat is getting scrapped was 'good riddance,"' Stan Jones said.
The public is reminded to visit KPC's campus in Soldotna to celebrate Halloween in a safe and warm environment from 3-5 p.m. on Oct. 31. Maps will be provided at the door that leads trick-or-treaters to decorated departments for goodies.
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