Pat Forgey

State millions can't get seed potato exports going

Alaska's attempts to sprout an international export business selling seed potatoes have failed to develop into a viable enterprise, and will likely never pay big dividends, a state audit has found. Read more

Alaska's moon rocks back in NASA's hands

Alaska's historic moon rocks, collected by Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin in 1969, are back in NASA's custody. Now, Alaska State Museums Curator Bob Banghart says he'd like to see them back in an Alaska museum. Read more

Ferry system proposes more Lynn Canal service in new schedule

Proposed ferry schedules are out early this year, with ferry officials saying they think they've solved this year's Lynn Canal service problems. Read more

Coastal Management campaigns debate source of contributions

The Alaska Sea Party is calling foul on the Vote No on 2 campaign's out-of-state campaign contributions, but the opponents are saying the concerns are nothing but "overblown rhetoric. Read more

The Alaska Permanent Fund and Romney's Bain Capital

Bain Capital made Mitt Romney very wealthy, and the Alaska Permanent Fund corporation hopes the newly-prominent private equity firm will do good things for Alaska as well. Read more

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