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Monthly Archives: October, 2017

Quote of the day: No more petroleum economy for Alaska

"As the governor mentioned, a significant aspect of Alaska's involvement response to the initiatives we will take in climate change will necessarily revolve around...

Charlie Pierce holds onto lead for Kenai Borough mayor

It's a wrap: The last Tuesday runoff for Kenai Borough mayor has gone to Charlie Pierce -- by 45 votes. The election will be...

Alaska Gasline, China, and Walker’s ultimate Hail Mary pass

There’s something cooking over at the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation and it’s Chinese. Alaskans can expect a big announcement in the next few days. With...

Walker Administration suing opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma

In an unannounced press conference in Juneau this morning, the Walker Administration said it has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of OxyContin, an opioid. Purdue...

It’s ‘go time’ for Alaskans to weigh in on ANWR

WHAT: The Senate Energy Committee is seeking public comments concerning a bill that includes opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Coastal Plain for exploration and...

Approval ratings: Murkowski, Sullivan even in eyes of voters

There's not a senator in America whose constituents are so approving as those of self-professed Socialist Bernie Sanders of Vermont. In the Green Mountain State,...

Updated: Walker creates climate change team

ADOPTING PARIS AGREEMENT BY DECREE Gov. Bill Walker this morning signed an administrative order this week establishing the Alaska Climate Change Strategy and the Climate...

Quote of the day: Pete Kelly tough on crime, taxes

“The Senate will stand with the Governor as he searches for answers to the crime wave.  However, it is inappropriate to link crime to...

Walker gets the message: Crime is top priority now

In late 2014, as Gov. Bill Walker was taking office, he assembled his transition team to help develop his list of priorities. It was...

That time when Rep. Don Young pulled a 10-inch knife

THE LEGEND LIVES ON - 'MOSTLY TRUE,' YOUNG SAYS The story has been told before in Alaska political circles, to great effect, but now it's...

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