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Monthly Archives: May, 2017

Zinke signs order to restart oil from Alaska’s Arctic

SIGNS ORDER TO REWORK PLANS FOR ANWR, NPRA Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told Alaskans today that the long war on North American energy is over. He...

Geran Tarr: Classic workplace bully?

Workplace bullying is not a new affliction, but seldom is it associated with politics. In Juneau, however, reports of a toxic work environment in the orbit of...

Interior Secretary Zinke tours Alaska

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is spending several days in Alaska on his way back from a trip to Norway, and has toured Prudhoe Bay...

A battlefield doctor’s broken heart, poppies, and remembrance

By SCOTT HAWKINS SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR “In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row…” So began a Canadian battlefield doctor by the name of John...

Real ID: Real problem or overblown concern?

By WIN GRUENING, SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR In the waning hours of the 30th Legislature, House Bill 16 passed, allowing Alaska’s participation in the Federal REAL ID...

No slappy face allowed: Conservative discontent with media deepens

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW YOU LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN The unhappiness with those who report the news is making the news -- again. With the win of Greg Gianforte...

Semi-secret election meeting crashed by Republican activist

The Lieutenant Governor's Office held an "ad-hoc" meeting to give a group of invited guests an overview of Alaska's election system on Monday and Tuesday of this...

What pink slips? House Resources holding climate change hearing

NEED A SLUSH FUND? CREATE A COMMISSION There may be a fiscal crisis in the State of Alaska, but that's not stopping House Democrats from doing...

Sticker shock: The insurance costs Obama didn’t want you to see

Alaskans saw their health insurance rates triple under Obamacare. They pay more than twice the national average for insurance on the government's health insurance marketplace. After...

The long arm of federal overreach catches renown ornithologist

ALASKAN RUNS AFOWL OF FEDERAL AGENCY In 2008, Henry Springer was an Alaskan of epic proportions in the scientific and engineering worlds. The University of Alaska Board...

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