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AT&T and Verizon still the best networks for highway travel
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 02:56:31 GMT
Testing wireless networks is an imperfect science, at best. Different studies with wildly different methodologies routinely crown different networks as the Best Network ever, based on statistical interpretation of data.
Documents show involvement of Zinke's wife on official trip
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 02:56:11 GMT
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke alongside his wife Lolita Zinke speaks during the NRA-ILA's Leadership Forum at the 146th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits on April 28, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke alongside his wife Lolita Zinke speaks during the NRA-ILA's Leadership Forum at the 146th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits on April 28, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Senator Murkowski backs repealing ObamaCare mandate in boost to tax reform
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 02:30:37 GMT
The Hill reports: Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Tuesday that she supports repealing ObamaCare's individual mandate, in what appeared to be a significant boost to the GOP tax bill that includes mandate repeal. Murkowski, a key moderate swing vote, wrote in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner that she supports giving people additional freedom by repealing the mandate, which requires people to have insurance or pay a fine.
The Northern Lights as seen from Anchorage, Alaska
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 02:30:09 GMT
The light show could be seen in various parts of the state giving nearly everyone a light show that only mother nature could provide. The most common color is a pale yellowish green like you see in the video - which is caused when the sun's charged particles collide with oxygen some 60 miles over the earth's surface.
Mirror Lake students dominate triva contest
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 02:22:46 GMT
From left, Mirror Lake Middle School students Shannon Brion, Caitlin McGinnis, Josh Saylor and Jolie Robison pose for a photo following the Anchorage Wild Life Trivia contest on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Brion took third place, McGinnis was first, Saylor finished sixth and Robison was fifth. The Coyotes were a howling success at this year's Big Wild Life Trivia Contest, with Caitlin McGinnis winning the overall title to lead four MLMS students in the top six spots at the citywide contest.
Alaska Legislature's special session ends on crime, taxes
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 02:17:06 GMT
The Alaska Legislature's special session on crime and taxes officially ended on Tuesday, with state lawmakers taking no action on a new tax proposed by the governor to help close the state's multi-billion dollar deficit. Lawmakers took up no legislation at their final, formal meeting of the special session, held in Juneau on Tuesday morning.
Meet the University of Alaska's first Rhodes scholar: An Aleut woman from King Cove
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 02:17:02 GMT
Samantha Mack, a 24-year-old Aleut woman, has become the first University of Alaska student to receive a Rhodes scholarship, one of the most prestigious academic honors in the world. Mack learned Saturday night that she was one of the 32 top-ranking American students named 2018 Rhodes scholars and, she said, "I immediately started crying."