Travel with the publisher of Travel Guide to Alaska this summer. Scott Graber will guide through every step of this exciting road trip to: Alaska, Yukon, British Columbia, Alberta, and back to the Northwest USA this Fall. Scott plans to travel over 15,000 miles by road, air and the Alaska Marine Highway.
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02/07/16 11:55 AM
Marijuana industry, scholarship bill on tap for Alaska Legislature next week
JUNEAU, Alaska — The board tasked with regulating Alaska's legal pot industry is set to meet as the date to begin accepting marijuana business applications nears. Also in the days ahead, lawmakers plan to discuss a bill that would require…
02/07/16 11:53 AM
Angoon officials worry about mercury in subsistence foods
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The city and tribal government of Angoon want state health officials to look into mercury levels in seals and other subsistence foods near Hawk Inlet.
02/07/16 10:37 AM
Eagle River residents weigh in on Anchorage marijuana rules
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Anchorage votes on its marijuana business rules next week and residents in an Anchorage community that mostly voted against recreational pot in Alaska are weighing in.
02/06/16 04:15 AM
Q&A on state laws meant to keep guns from domestic abusers
During the last two years, 13 states have passed laws meant to help keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers.
02/06/16 04:13 AM
Recent state laws on domestic abuse, gun rights
Specifics of the state laws passed during the last two years that are intended to make it harder for people convicted or suspected of domestic violence to access firearms:
02/06/16 04:12 AM
States taking action to keep guns out of abusers' hands
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a rare area of consensus in the nation's highly polarized debate over…
02/05/16 05:32 PM
Committee to take testimony Saturday on proposed hike in Alaska motor fuel tax
JUNEAU, Alaska—State officials had a hard time explaining the broader impacts of doubling the tax on gasoline earlier this week, and now the House Transportation Committee is turning to the public for input.
02/05/16 02:15 PM
Alaska moves to prosecute witness in Ted Stevens trial
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska's attorney general is again seeking an explanation from the U.S. Department of Justice on why it did not file child exploitation charges against a businessman who testified in the corruption trial of the late U.S. Sen.…
02/05/16 02:01 PM
Anchorage man dies while backcountry skiing in Montana
BOZEMAN, Mont. — A Montana State University student from Anchorage, Alaska was found dead after failing to return from a back-country ski trip in the Hyalite Canyon south of Bozeman.
02/05/16 10:04 AM
Person dies in single-vehicle Anchorage traffic crash
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A fatal car crash early Friday morning closed a busy Anchorage intersection.
02/05/16 09:58 AM
SUV strikes parked patrol car; trooper suffers leg injury
PALMER, Alaska - An Alaska State Trooper responding to a vehicle in a ditch in Palmer was injured when a sport utility vehicle crashed into his parked patrol car.
02/05/16 09:59 AM
Hanley: No 'sour grapes' over resigning as education chief
JUNEAU, Alaska — Outgoing state education commissioner Mike Hanley said Friday that he had some professional disagreements with the state board of education. But he said that's not a "sour grapes statement."
02/05/16 07:38 AM
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Report: Police acted properly in incident with autistic man
KODIAK, Alaska - An independent investigation into a physical encounter between Kodiak police officers and an autistic man has determined that the three officers responded professionally.
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Alaskan Women in Business
Alaska Fur Gallery
In 1965, Hiram and Blanca Hernandez left Mexico to come to Alaska. Already 2nd generation furriers, they wanted to see what the Great Land had to offer. They established a retail store along with his brother and put down roots in the Anchorage community, where they would raise their family. That family would consist of seven children; four boys and three girls.
The three girls – Miriam, Magdalena (“Malena”) and Patricia spent their days after school working at the family fur store, becoming 3rd generation furriers, all the way through their high school days at East Anchorage High. They all swore that they would never be in the family business, instead choosing after high school to take separate paths. Miriam married and moved to Michigan, Malena went to college and traveled and Patricia worked for an airline and moved to California. After a time of exploring their different career paths they all realized that what they really wanted and needed in their lives was the family business after all.
In 1988 the Alaska Fur Gallery was established in Anchorage and by 1990 all of the siblings were a part of the venture. In 1991 the Alaska Fur Gallery set up their store in Juneau, Alaska and by 1994 had built their own buildings in Juneau. In 1995 they opened another location in Skagway, Alaska and since that time have had locations in Ketchikan, Sitka, and Denali, Alaska; along with locations in Vail and Breckinridge, Colorado; Sun Valley, Idaho; Park City, Utah and Vancouver, Canada.