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<<Also cost of living is quite high. There is lots of salmon and firewood, but most everything else is shipped in from the lower 48. The land of the midnight sun is also the land of the $10 hamburger.

The father of a friend of mine was appointed a Federal judge in Alaska while she was growing up.

She reported that she lusted after expensive cerials and other food imports from the lower 48 when she was a child and turned up her nose at fresh salmon, halibut, crab and other local seafoods and such.
This was back in the 1950s I think.

Seattle Pioneer
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