When U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and his Republican challenger, Dan Sullivan, greet cheering supporters in downtown Anchorage on Election Night, their thoughts may turn to days of boots-on-the-ground campaigning in more unforgiving and far-flung parts of this remote and rugged state.
In a warmer climate, I would be writing about fall chrysanthemums or “hardy mums” in the garden because this is the season for these beauties. When the dahlias and the Shasta and Long Island daisies fade, these lovelies start to bloom. For the next six to eight weeks, they rule. Jeff Lowenfels
About 50,000 years ago, humans from Africa first set foot in Europe. They hunted woolly mammoths and other big game -- sometimes to extinction. Eventually, they began grazing livestock and raising crops.Halimah Abdullah
OPINION: Sen. Berta Gardner invites Drue Pearce to put aside partisan attacks and join the vast number of successful women who work for Alaska's future even if it doesn't score them political points.Berta Gardner