It’s a sad, frightening situation.
In late May, a young man from western Alaska was traveling aboard an Alaska Marine Highway System ferry from Bellingham, Washington, with a ticket to Whittier.
It's an election year.
The state House — where all of the seats will be on the ballot — won't touch the Alaska Permanent Fund dividend no matter what; right or wrong, it won't touch it.
Gertrude Ann Anderson, 79, died June 8, 2016, peacefully at her daughter’s home in Metlakatla.
Dolores Jean Houts, 87, died June 23, 2016, in Ketchikan.
Paul Douglas Askren III, 21, died June 16, 2016, in Ketchikan.
M. Pauline Scott, 75, died June 18, 2016, in Tacoma, Washington.