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Guide to Alaska: Whether its backcountry hiking, coastline kayaking or dining on a downtown deck, there truly is something for everyone in Alaska. This blog picks up where the annual Daily News Visitors' Guide leaves off.

Alaska Politics

State, local and beyond: Alaska has a new governor, a new legislature and a powerful congressional delegation. Come here for the latest news and tidbits from the transition, from Juneau and elsewhere by Daily News political reporters. Also see: Eye on Juneau

Arts Snob

Eye on the arts: Art lurks everywhere, from concert halls and galleries to corporate boardrooms and living rooms. Daily News art snobs are on the lookout.

Dog Blog

Alaska dog owners unite: We have moose in our yards. We have frozen water bowls. We have wolves, doggone it, walking off with cute little pugs at our state capital! Mushers have their own network of resources, but the time has come for ordinary pet owners to come together and discuss our only-in-Alaska issues.

Editor's Blog

Do you wonder why the newspaper did what it did, or didn't do what it didn't do? This is the spot where I or one of our other editors will try to answer your questions, respond to your complaints and generally explain the behavior of the newspaper as best as we can.

Inside Opinion

If you have questions about how the Daily News makes opinion decisions, this blog has the answers. Editorial page editor Matt Zencey and writers Frank Gerjevic and Rosemary Shinohara will discuss what they're working on, answer questions and ask your perspective on issues facing Alaska.

The Highliner

Commercial fishing is a bedrock industry in Alaska, and has been for more than a century. Cast your net here for commercial fishing news and notes. And if you've got a bone to pick, post a comment. Wesley Loy has pounded the commercial fishing beat for the Anchorage Daily News since 1999.

The Lush Life

Up-close on the nightlife scene: An Anchorage bar-hopper's essential guide to the latest nightlife action and coolest hot-spots.

Push Play

Soundtrack to your life: Local music junkies, rejoice. This blog's for you. Before you go out, let Play's scenesters scout it out for you: Who's hot, who's coming to town, who's got a new disc. We're on it.

Shop Girl

Shopping blog: There's more to Anchorage retail than polar fleece and Croc clogs. Fashion-obsessed shopper Leslie Boyd will spot hot trends, scout the shops and bring you the cool goods. She doesn't mind doing the footwork if she can shop for cute shoes along the way.

Talk Dirt To Me

Garden blog: Do you love to make mud pies, grow a houseplant, eat veggies, or stop to smell the bouquet on your co-workers desk? With this blog, we'll try to satisfy those needs and tell you about what's going on with the Anchorage gardening scene. You know, as I finally learned, it's all about the dirt.

Woody on Hockey

Hockey blog: Alaska is hockey heaven -- the Alaska Aces are perennial ECHL contenders, the UAA Seawolves play in the nation's premier college league and NHL star Scott Gomez headlines a contingent of pros. Join the conversation about the Aces and Alaska hockey with Doyle Woody, who has covered the game here at all levels for 24 years.


Alaska Newsreader

ADN editor Terry Carr finds the news from all over Alaska every morning so you don't have to.

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Alaska to Iraq

Reporter Rich Mauer was in Iraq on a six-week trip, and when he wasn't reporting the national military beat, he blogged about what he saw.

The Trail

The 2006 political race to be Alaska's governor was full of stories, subplots and gossip...and Kyle Hopkins' had his ear pressed firmly to the trail the entire time.


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University of Alaska Fairbanks


Education Director

Alaska CHARR


Borough Treasurer

Bristol Bay Borough


Economist III

The State of Alaska, Department of Revenue, Tax Division

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