Alaska: America's Final Frontier - in Love with Alaska
Easley, Paula Pence, The World and I
Don't expect someone just home from three glorious days on a snazzy boat in Prince William Sound with good friends and great fishing to write objectively about Alaska. It was easy to forget winter--the season Alaskans love to hate--while surrounded by uninhabited islands, forests, and mountains and viewing whales, otters, eagles, and bird rookeries. Not to mention my catch of a 70-pound halibut!
Winter is seldom the reason we live here. "Openness/friendliness of the people" tops the list. What is it about Alaska that brings out people's better qualities? (1) Most newcomers immigrate and stay because they choose to; (2) they know their presence matters; and (3) with …
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Publication information: Article title: Alaska: America's Final Frontier - in Love with Alaska. Contributors: Easley, Paula Pence - Author. Magazine title: The World and I. Volume: 17. Issue: 8 Publication date: August 2002. Page number: 18. © 1999 News World Communications, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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