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Petition Urges Alaska to Become Russian

Petition Urges Alaska to Become Russian

A petition appeared on the We the People feature of the White House’s website which urges people to sign so that Alaska can become Russian and go back to its roots, when the 49th state of the United States was bought from Russia for $7.2 million. According to United Press International, the application was started […]

9.2 Earthquake and Tsunami Anniversary

9.2 Earthquake and Tsunami Anniversary

At 5:36 p.m., 50 years ago, the largest earthquake ever recorded in North America (and second-largest ever recorded in the world) struck Alaska’s Prince William Sound. Today marks the anniversary of the 9.2 Great Alaska Earthquake and the tsunami that followed. The evening quake reportedly shook the ground for four to five minutes. It spawned […]

Exxon Valdez: 25 Years Ago Today

Exxon Valdez: 25 Years Ago Today

25 years ago today Alaskans and the rest of the world awoke to the news that the Exxon Valdez oil tanker was aground on Bligh Reef, gushing oil from eight ruptured cargo tanks. Eventually 11 million gallons of oil poured into Alaska’s Prince William Sound, coating 1,300 miles of coastline with gooey, sticky, tarlike black […]

Alaska Senator: Put Pregnancy Tests in Bars so Women Will ‘Act Responsibly’

Alaska Senator: Put Pregnancy Tests in Bars so Women Will ‘Act Responsibly’

Alaska State Senator Pete Kelly (R) wants women to act responsibly, and therefore wants state-funded pregnancy tests available in the restrooms of restaurants and bars. Kelly’s rationale is that women will make better decisions about whether or not to drink if they know for certain whether or not they are pregnant. In an interview with […]

‘Into the Wild’ Hunter Shot and Killed by Alaska State Troopers

‘Into the Wild’ Hunter Shot and Killed by Alaska State Troopers

Gordon E. Samel, 52, whose discovery of Chris McCandless’ corpse 20 years ago led to the book and movie Into the Wild, has been shot and killed by Alaska State Troopers following a weekend pursuit through the Alaska city of Wasilla. Samel was part of a group of moose hunters that found McCandless’ corpse in […]

Native American Ancestors Most Likely Lived on Bering Strait Says Scientists

Native American Ancestors Most Likely Lived on Bering Strait Says Scientists

A new research report from the University of Utah states that the ancestors of Native Americans most likely lived on or around the Bering Strait for around 10,000 years before they made it to the land region of what is now considered the United States. The researchers collected existing information to give support to what […]

Craigslist Killer Confesses to 22 More Satanic Cult-Related Killings

Craigslist Killer Confesses to 22 More Satanic Cult-Related Killings

Craigslist Killer Miranda Barbour’s confessions have opened up a can of worms that hints at a much more sinister possibility than a thrill kill by a newlywed couple. Barbour (19), initially charged along with her young husband Elytte (22) for the murder of Troy LaFerrara, later made statements giving the impression that there could be […]

Alaska Oil Tax Cut Referendum Fought With Millions by Oil Companies

Alaska Oil Tax Cut Referendum Fought With Millions by Oil Companies

Alaska’s Senate Bill 21, introduced by the Parnell administration narrowly passed last year, supposedly giving dramatic tax cuts to oil companies when prices are high but generating more money for the state when oil prices fall below expected margins. Now that bill has been challenged by a referendum which would repeal the tax cuts. Oil […]

Alaska Avalanche Caused by Warmup (Video)

Alaska Avalanche Caused by Warmup (Video)

While the northern states struggle with record high snowfall and sub-zero temperatures, the small town of Valdez, Alaska is experiencing unusually warm temperatures. The town has been cut off by an avalanche that is blocking the main highway. Nearly a dozen avalanches that were caused by a warmup affected the area over the weekend. Friday […]

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  • NBA Playoffs Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers Preview April 19, 2014
    If star players are what NBA fans want to see in the playoffs, the upcoming series between the Houston Rockets and the Portland Trail Blazers is going to deliver. The two teams had four all-stars between them, and a number of other big name players. Houston edged out Portland for the four seed and home […]
    Brian Moore
  • Students Pitch Moon Colony Plan to NASA, Has Potential April 19, 2014
    On Thursday this week, a group of 40 senior students from Purdue University, presented their moon colonization plans to a very full room. Listening in were a few of NASA’s administrators, eager to collect ideas and provide feedback. Ever since scientists and aeronautics professionals have looked further into the possibility of sustaining human life outside [
    Brad Johnson
  • NBA Playoffs Dominated by Western Conference April 19, 2014
    This NBA season the Western Conference has proven to be more dominant than the Eastern Conference, as the lowest seeded playoff team in the West has a better record than the third seeded team in the East. This story has been a common theme in the NBA playoff picture for the past 15 years thanks […]
    Eric Kummel
  • Green Bay Packers Singles Can Now Find Love [Satire] April 19, 2014
    Fans of the Green Bay Packers can now find love anywhere thanks to the latest dating web site, GreenBayPackerLovers.com. Cheese head singles looking for the love of a significant other who also who is a Green Bay Packer fan finally have a place to go. Obviously this was long overdue. Of course some would argue Wisconsin is […]
    Mick Varner
  • Separatists Reject Ukraine Deal, Will Not Evacuate Government Buildings April 19, 2014
    The US, Russian, Ukraine and the European Union came to an agreement on Thursday in Geneva, Switzerland to put an end to the crisis in Ukraine. The agreement  calls for the pro-Russian separatists to evacuate occupied government buildings and lay down their arms. It also calls for the interim Ukrainian government to restructure its current […]
    Nathaniel Pownell

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