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Monthly Archives: November, 2017

Scandal: Former Alaska Democratic Party staffer alleges sexual assault

ACCUSATION MADE AGAINST REP. DEAN WESTLAKE At a meeting dubbed "Truth and Reconciliation," Alaska Democratic Party officials met with local activists to hear their grievances...

Risky business: Anchorage channels its inner Detroit

BERKOWITZ ADMINISTRATION TO SELL OVER $68 MILLION IN PENSION-RELATED DEBT  By PETER CALTAGIRONE COMMENTARY This past October, the Anchorage Assembly voted in favor of Ordinance No....

EPA rep during mining SWAT raid now top state engineer with DOT

Kenneth J. Fisher, a Juneau engineer, begins work on Dec. 1 as the Alaska Department of Transportation's chief engineer, according to a memo from...

Tax reform needs 50 votes; it has Sullivan and Murkowski’s

The magic number is 50. There are 52 Republican senators in Washington. Fifty votes are needed for the tax reform package now being debated on...

The ‘Wreckoning’: List of accused grows

On Thursday, House Speaker Paul Ryan joined the chorus of those calling on Rep. John Conyers to resign. Immediately. Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi finally...

Governor taps public union lobbyist as fish commish

V. FATE PUTMAN TO JOIN COMMERCIAL FISHERIES ENTRY COMMISSION (Editor's note: Story updated to correct spelling of Putman's name.) Gov. Bill Walker announced today his choice...

Murphy McCollough: New press secretary for Don Young

Alaska Congressman Don Young welcomed Murphy McCollough as his new press secretary and spokeswoman today. A Texan who most recently worked for Republican Congressman John Culberson,...

AFN objects to Trump’s usage of ‘Pocahontas’

The Alaska Federation of Natives issued the following statement about President Donald Trump using the term "Pocahontas" to describe Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who more...

Quote of the day: ‘People need to stop being creeps’

"People need to stop being creeps. ... Maybe part of it is generational, I don't know where it comes from, to be honest with...

By popular demand: The list of Alaskans who gave $ to Maria Cantwell

From the Federal Election Commission database, the 73 Alaskans who support Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington in 2017. Cantwell is leading the charge to remove...

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