• Fair Anchorage
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    #Let’sThinkAbout Critical Thinking and Campaigns

    This year, my ongoing theme is #Let’sThinkAbout Critical Thinking (http://lynnlovegreen.com/letsthinkabout-critical-thinking/). I recently volunteered with the Fair Anchorage campaign. It helped defeat Prop 1, a “bathroom bill” in the Anchorage municipal election that was designed to repeal part of Anchorage’s nondiscrimination…

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    Fur Rondy and Dogs

    It’s the 81st year of Fur Rondy! Fur Rendezvous, Rondy for short, is Anchorage’s winter festival, the time of year when we do fun and silly things to blow off cabin fever. (I wrote about the origins of Fur Rondy…

  • Nome, AK, July 4, 1916
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    4th of July in Alaska

    Historically, Alaskans are big on celebrating the 4th of July. Even before we became a state, territorial residents made a point of partying on Independence Day. In my research, I’ve seen photos of parades in Skagway in 1898 and Nome…

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    Fur Rendezvous 2014

    The celebration of Fur Rendezvous started as the end of the trapping season, when fur trappers would come to town to sell their pelts and enjoy the benefits of town life for a little while. I imagine some festivities took…