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09/29/16 08:26 AM
Minor quake felt in Palmer; no damage reported
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A small earthquake has been felt north of Anchorage, but officials say there have been no reports of damage.
09/29/16 08:27 AM
Richards lands new contract to advise on fiscal issues
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Former Alaska Attorney General Craig Richards has signed another contract with the state, this time to provide legal advice on "fiscal and other related matters."
09/28/16 02:06 PM
Alaska settles complaint over Medicaid payment system
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The state has reached a settlement over its problem-plagued Medicaid payment system, agreeing to pay the vendor hired to implement the system $25.9 million it is owed, provided certain terms are met.
09/28/16 02:04 PM
The Arctic is being utterly transformed — and we're just starting to learn the consequences
It's the fastest-warming part of the planet — and the impacts will be felt far, far afield. Among many other assorted impacts, the rapidly melting Arctic is expected to flood shorelines as Greenland loses ice more and more rapidly (it…
09/28/16 12:14 PM
Coast Guard rescues 2 off sailboat south of the Aleutians
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Two men have been rescued off a sinking sailboat south of Alaska's Aleutian Islands.
09/28/16 09:23 AM
9 states to vote soon on expanding legal access to marijuana
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - From California, with its counterculture heritage, to the fishing ports and mill towns of Maine, millions of Americans in nine states have a chance to vote Nov. 8 on expanding legal access to marijuana. Collectively, the…
09/28/16 09:24 AM
Nageak seeks court intervention in lost primary race
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The voting process during the House District 40 primary election was so fraught with error that the only remedy to save the election is to throw out the bad ballots and recount the votes, a lawyer…
09/28/16 09:21 AM
Alaska Natives respond to plan for questions on 2020 census
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Federal officials are considering changes to the 2020 census that would result in Alaska Natives being asked about their tribal affiliation and shareholder status with regional and village corporations.
09/28/16 09:21 AM
Alaska Air Guard rescues injured climber from Pioneer Peak
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A climber injured in a fall on Pioneer Peak near Palmer was hoisted to safety Monday night by the Alaska Air Guard.
09/27/16 12:02 PM
Agency warns of solicitations for state trooper dog
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The Department of Public Safety says fundraising efforts have begun in the name of a state trooper dog killed Sunday but that the department is not behind the effort.
09/27/16 10:29 AM
Palmer hunter dies when all-terrain vehicle flips in creek
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A 59-year-old Palmer man overdue from a hunting trip was founded dead Monday afternoon beneath his all-terrain vehicle.
09/27/16 09:43 AM
Only 1 Senate debate to feature 4 main Alaska candidates
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Just one debate so far will feature the four main candidates for the U.S. Senate seat, with participation in three others unclear.
09/27/16 08:18 AM
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Body of missing hiker found after 4-day search
SITKA, Alaska (AP) - The body of a man who went on a day hike on Mount Verstovia in Sitka has been found after a four-day search.
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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.