Talented Youth

Feb 23rd 2:20 am By Staff Report

Ireland Styvar (above) performs an aerial silks dance during this year's Jubilee, a youth performance showcase.


Statewide Stories

Opinion: Spring is perfect time to set limits for screen use in your home

May 5th 8:58 am

On Saturday, I happened to wander into the house for a minute from the sun-drenched gardens outside. It was a beautiful day, blustery, with birds singing and puddles all over the place. Inside, however, it was quiet, stone quiet, which could only mean one [...]

Salmon permit sales slump across state

May 5th 8:52 am

Buyers and sellers are still feeling hangover from last year's tough fishing season The values of Alaska salmon permits are on a downward slide, while prices for quota shares of other catches continue to skyrocket. Despite an optimistic outlook this year [...]

Regional trusts proposed for lease of fish permits

April 27th 6:37 pm

Communities could lease to fishermen who otherwise couldn't afford permits

Opinion: Education cuts will hurt, not help, economy

April 27th 5:54 pm

The current proposal by the Alaska Senate majority to cut education 5.7 percent while failing to offer up any new solutions to the state's fiscal crisis should infuriate every Alaskan, not only those with children currently in school or college in the state [...]

Tundra swans take two distinct paths to Alaska

April 27th 5:45 pm

By Ned Rozell University of Alaska Fairbanks Skiing to work over a persistent spring snowpack, I looked up to see a large white bird flapping gracefully over the spruce tops. A few gentle honks confirmed it was a tundra swan. After a long winter when all [...]

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Tucker turns passion for extreme into art

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Renner is passionate, determined and self motivated

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Wrapped in silk fabric and spinning high above a stage in front of an audience is just another day for 11-year-old Frida Renner.

William Glenn Adams

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Stroozas says stars aligned for gas line development

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Proposed budget includes deep cuts for fisheries programs

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The Trump administration's $4.4 trillion federal budget for next year takes some mean whacks to programs that affect fisheries.

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