Autobiography

We were Born to be Wild! 

My Alaska 1960’s Experience 2019–a group of the same students who always did this stuff, organized the 50th year reunion since my East Anchorage High School graduation occurred–but I didn’t attend. Those were not good years for me and I didn’t care to hear from many peers who are still stuck in the 60’s. I …

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Alaska’s Government School Failure: What will it take to fix them?

First Published January, 2016;  A story from Gov. Dunleavy’s former Mat-Su Senate District. A new student in my Wasilla, Alaska, Adult Basic Education (ABE) class recently expressed wonder in how much he had progressed in just a few days of math study here, and, further expressing himself told of the public high school he had …

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Alaska Earthquake Awareness

BY DONN LISTON January 10, 2019 (2019©donnliston.co) ECHO Magazine: https://www.echoak.com/2019/01/alaska-earthquake-awareness/ Living in a part of the world where earthquakes are a frequent occurrence requires an understanding of what causes them and how to deal with what results when the earth starts shaking violently. My Library on November 30, 2018 Much has been learned about earthquakes since …

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How to Right Good

How to Think about Writing September 6, 2018 by Donn Liston (first published in echoak.com) Ship of State. Statehood group travels to Washington, D.C. in 1950 on board a DC4. Senator Gunnard Enebreth and Bob Atwood sit behind two unidentified women. B1990.014.5.StateBattle.2.21 Steve McCutcheon Collection, Atwood Resource Center, Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, Anchorage, Ak. …

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Working in the Alaska Legislature, 30th Session 2018

. BY DONN LISTON (2018©donnliston.co) https://reinboldforalaska.com/staff-quotes/ Donn Liston “It was with great pleasure that I accepted the honor of serving Rep. Lora Reinbold as her staff during the Alaska Legislative Session beginning January 10, 2018. She is the elected official from Eagle River I have most admired. This came at a difficult time for me. …

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