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We Don’t have to be Victims:

The Long View of Crime in Alaska (2020©donnliston.co)     During the 1970s construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline we saw our state transformed by crime; as also happened in previous fur and gold rushes. It happened simultaneous to the influx of people flooding here to build that engineering marvel, while some others arrived for diabolical …

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Eaglexit’s New Validation: Financial Study by Northern Economics

(2020©donnliston.co) The latest financial study is in. It brings good news to the communities of Chugiak, Birchwood, Eagle River, Eklutna and Hiland Road in the goal to form their own local government. The study, conducted by Northern Economics, shows there is more than adequate tax base for a new city to be born.  Old timers …

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Introducing EaglExit: Is Eagle River ready for a divorce?

Previously posted on Must Read Alaska: https://mustreadalaska.com/is-eagle-river-ready-for-a-divorce/ (2019©donnliston.co) By DONN LISTON While many residents of the Railbelt from Eagle River to Eklutna were enjoying a cold one in their taxed-to-the-max Municipality of Anchorage home on Friday, other locals gathered at Lion’s Park Clubhouse to talk about quality of life — learning about EaglExit possibilities without …

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Alaska Earthquake Awareness

The Big One Sensitized Me! Update on story first appearing in ECHO Magazine, January 10, 2019  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. Much has been learned about earthquakes …

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Unsupervised Youth in Anchorage

Anchorage Daily News on the Brink Originally posted on September 14, 2017 in Echo Alaska, titled: Extra! Extra! Read All About It: Donn Liston Remembers the ADN Once Anchorage was a two-newspaper town; we had three television stations delivering supplemental news in black and white, with color highlights during the early 1960s. As a kid …

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