Loren Holmes

Primary Category: 

The debate over whether to build a wind farm on Anchorage's Fire Island has raged since the 1990s. In 2000, Chugach approached CIRI about developing a Fire Island wind project. CIRI owns 3,600 of Fire Island's 4,000 acres on the six-mile-long island...

Loren Holmes
Primary Category: 
STRUGGLE FOR SURVIVAL ON ST. LAWRENCE ISLAND

GAMBELL -- Off the far western edge of the North American continent, nearly 1,500 people struggle in a daily battle for survival on Saint Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea....

Loren Holmes,Craig Medred
Primary Category: 

Reporting: Arctic communities ready for riches, risks of offshore drilling

Video: Arctic drilling: Shell can start preliminary drilling...

Loren Holmes
Primary Category: 

A couple in Alaska's Mat-Su Valley finally lost their cabin to the eroding banks of the Matanuska River. It happened Monday to Chris and Daina Wenner, whose cabin had been perched precariously on the riverbank, according to Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman ...

Loren Holmes
Primary Category: 

For generations, Alaskans have long pinned their hopes on the Arctic's economic possibilities, where an undersea treasure of oil and gas that could rival some of the world's largest fields may be just the tip of the iceberg....

Loren Holmes
Primary Category: 

Right as rain: Come end of August each year, as tourist crowds dwindle and weather turns cooler, Alaskans look toward the Matanuska Valley and its annual, two-week showcase of arts, crafts, lumber jacks, oversized vegetables and Alaska kitsch at the State Fairgrounds in Palmer...

Loren Holmes
Primary Category: 

The Alaska Grown program's slogan may be "fresher by far," but even that can't compare to the fresh vegetables you get when you pick them yourself. Alaska's largest "U-pick" farm is Pyrah's Pioneer Peak Farm, located in Butte, where as of late August most everything is ready to be picked...

Loren Holmes
Primary Category: 

While this year’s salmon run to Bird Creek is beginning to fade a bit, anglers continue to flail the waters of the pretty creek about a half-hour drive south of Alaska’s largest city...

Loren Holmes,Mike Campbell
Primary Category: 

It would be easy to imagine Levi and Mushky Glitsenstein's wedding taking place somewhere far away, somewhere more exotic, had it not been for the prevailing backdrop of yonder snow-speckled mountains -- and the occasional appearance of a prominent Alaska politician...

Loren Holmes
Primary Category: 

If effective political advertising is measured in part by the discussion it generates among constituents and pundits, then ads supporting Mike Dunleavy for Alaska Senate are by most counts a resounding success....

Loren Holmes,Amanda Coyne

Pages