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Editorial: Artist lives on in hearts of Alaskans

...she moved about it, Alaska was touched by her.During her 65 years in Alaska, she visited every community on the road system and all but two of those off it (Anaktuvuk Pass and Kake), sketching as she went. Communities represented in her...
Cook Inlet clams up for grabs

...impacting the fishery a lot," he said. Board of Fisheries members agreed with the sentiment. "It's not on the road system," said board member from Kodiak Sue Jeffrey. "There's risk involved in crossing strong currents, (and) planes...

...failed to produce enough teachers to meet the needs of its 54 school districts, some of them off the state's limited road system. The plan seeks to graduate 50 percent more teachers by 2025, decrease the teacher turnover rate, ease the way toward...
Refuge Notebook: Are we winning the war on invasives?

...ecosystem integrity across the Kenai Peninsula. We've watched the not-so-slow march of invasive species down the road system, dispersing seemingly faster each year. Wind-dispersed plants are of particular concern as their dispersal can be...
Walker administration removes transportation commissioner

...cost of ferry service is "highly disproportional" to the number of citizens served.Juneau is not connected to the road system and is accessible by air or water. State-run ferries provide transportation between Juneau and other Southeast communities...
Every vote worth waiting for

...diversity. The Division of Elections has a daunting task, one that requires ensuring the votes from an off-the-road-system village of 50 count just as much as those cast by Kenai Peninsula, Anchorage and Juneau residents. It can take a...
Learning after the burn: Fish and Game to study moose population

...firebreak. Rodman wants to create stands of forest that serve both purposes. "We can make them far enough off the primary road system that they would also be good moose habitat - not near a road where vehicle collisions occur," said Rodman. "That...
What others say: A dwindling appetite for megaprojects, but it's also a lot of money to spend to shorten a ferry trip, as a link-up with the rest of the state road system still would be unfeasible. The Knik Arm bridge would ease Anchorage's growing pains, but is a shorter commute to...
Tight Lines: The quiet alternative

It's not unusual in Alaska (at least anywhere on the road system) to round the corner and be struck by a scene that looks more like rush-hour Manhattan than a fishing paradise. But there are...
Denali road crews juggle access with protection

...accessible only by bus, many visitors don't always make it that far into the park. Everyone who enters the park via the road system must pass through the domain of the western road crew - led by Rick Weibel.Weibel has been maintaining the Denali...


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