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Monthly Archives: April, 2017

Homer gets ready for USS Hopper

Photos below from this morning's preparations for the arrival of the USS Hopper, a Navy destroyer that is paying a call to Homer, Alaska...

Tough in the legislature? That’s nothing compared to the ‘friendly skies’

By WIN GRUENING, SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR It’s tempting to join the fray this week and dive more deeply into the various budget scenarios being considered by...

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Today is the 100th day of a Trump presidency, but Monday, May 1 is our 100th -- the 100th edition of the Must Read Alaska weekly...

A Day with Walker: The auction item that nearly got away

On Thursday night, the Armed Services YMCA hosted its annual auction to raise funds to support programs for active duty, guard, and reserve military members...

Trump reverses Obama ban on Arctic energy exploration

GOVERNOR WALKER ISSUES TEPID RESPONSE President Donald Trump threw Alaska's future economy a life ring today, signing an executive order that directs the Department of Interior...

House Majority on ‘Gabby damage control’ over bill

EDGMON RETURNS BROKEN BILL TO COMMITTEE FOR AMENDMENTS The Alaska House Majority was on "Gabby Damage Control" today. If Speaker Bryce Edgmon had allowed a simple bill about recognizing the problem of...

Navy destroyer making call in Homer; protests planned — and panned

  NAMED AFTER WOMAN WHO CO-INVENTED COBOL COMPUTER LANGUAGE Somewhere in the Gulf of Alaska right now is cruising a Navy destroyer that's named after a...

Epic: First ascent of Denali 2017 was for the young, courageous

POSSIBLY THE SECOND EARLIEST ASCENT IN HISTORY FOR THE CASSIN RIDGE Two Washington climbers were the first to scale Mount Denali at the outset of...

Rules Committee: Four minutes of Kim Jong LeDoux

The House Rules Committee, which is the last stop before bills make it to the House floor for a vote, finally had its first meeting...

Haines police union files complaint against Assemblyman Morphet

It's a wild world of complaint-vs-complaint in the Adventure Capital of Alaska -- Haines. A borough Assembly member lodged a very public complaint against the police...

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