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PORTLAND, Maine — The Arctic Council Senior Officials meeting this week in Portland is expected to pump $1 million into the Maine economy. That’s $1 million that could have gone to Alaska if Anchorage had served as the host city. But delegates from Alaska attending the Portland meeting say getting other states involved in Arctic … Continue reading Maine’s Arctic ambitions could benefit Alaska
PORTLAND, Maine — Promoters of Maine’s stake in Arctic policy often point to a map of the Northwest Passage, the sea route along the northern coast of North America that connects the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Newly ice-free shipping lanes in the Arctic will transform Maine’s sleepy ports into bustling gateways to East Asia, they … Continue reading How Maine is turning itself into an Arctic player
The Evans family now lives in a 193-year-old house in this small bayside town. Unable to return to teaching for now, they get by on money from the airline's insurance.
Sarah Palin, a commercial fisherman from Wasilla, told her husband on Tuesday she was driving to Anchorage to shop at Costco. Instead, she headed straight for Ivana.