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Sean Irvin looks for a telephone at a Best Buy on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, in Anchorage, Alaska. A land-line phone is one of the things on which Mr. Irvin plans to spend his yearly Alaska Permanent Fund dividend. (AP Photo/Rachel D'Oro)
Photo by: Rachel D'Oro
Sean Irvin looks for a telephone at a Best Buy on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, in Anchorage, Alaska. A land-line phone is one of the things on which Mr. Irvin plans to spend his yearly Alaska Permanent Fund dividend. (AP Photo/Rachel D'Oro)

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