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Craig Medred

Stink on Mount McKinley coming from 'Into the Wild' author Jon Krakauer? | Posted 08.27.2013 | Weird News

Jon Krakauer, who spawned no end of crap for Alaska search-and-rescue personnel when he penned "Into the Wild" 20 years ago, is now involved in his ow...

Guns Culturally Separate Alaskans From Rest of U.S. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One thing most Alaskans know is that guns are tools. Many in the 49th state still live close to the land. They use guns to feed themselves by killing ...

Palin's Response to the Tucson Tragedy Is 'All About Sarah' | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The rap on Sarah Palin as governor in Alaska was always that in Sarah's world, everything was about Sarah. When the then-governor and Republican vice-...

Massive Bird, Fish Kills in Alaska -- No One Noticed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Reporters everywhere saw the story about dead birds in Arkansas and dead fish in Chesepeake Bay and they started looking for dead stuff everywhere.

Palin's Record vs. Palin's Facebook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Maybe it was the spirit of Christmas Future that this week spurred former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to unload on potential "insolvent states." Because t...

Thanksgiving Joy for Alaskans Who Cheated Death | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Seventy-one-year-old Russ Bevans from Eagles Landing along the Yentna River has a special reason to be thankful this holiday season. He is alive.

Gulf Oil Spill: The Best and the Worst of America

Craig Medred | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Craig Medred

With the estimated oil discharge closing in on a total of 21 million gallons, the Deepwater Horizon should reach Exxon Valdez-times-two by Friday. But that's just the tip of the iceberg.