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Yearly Archives: 2018

October Surprises: Walker sinks lower still

MORNING CONSULT POLL SHOWS WALKER...DOWN AND OUT? All year, Gov. Bill Walker has been the least popular governor in America who is facing reelection, according...

ACORN, reinvented, assisted Alaska’s Kavanaugh protesters in getting arrested

POLITICAL HARASSMENT TRAINER COMING BACK TO ANCHORAGE THIS MONTH ACORN, an organization that fell into disrepute and collapsed in disgrace, still has a walk-on role...

Ballot initiatives pose a threat, serving special interests

ANCHORAGE DAILY PLANET While the heated battle over whether Ballot Measure 1 is a boon or bane to Alaska and its natural resources rages on...

Trump nominates three conservatives to Ninth Circuit Court

ALL THREE FROM CALIFORNIA WITHOUT DIANNE FEINSTEIN'S APPROVAL President Donald Trump has nominated conservatives Patrick Bumatay, Daniel Collins and Kenneth Kiyul Lee to the Ninth...

Violent, mentally ill now being placed in jail

One way to quickly make Alaska Psychiatric Institute safer for both staff and patients? Shut down dozens of beds in the hospital, drop patient capacity...

Former prosecutor: Schneider sentence makes no sense

By VAL VAN BROCKLIN GUEST CONTRIBUTOR I prosecuted sex crimes in Alaska. I can't reconcile myself to Justin Schneider's sentence. Schneider tackled a 25-year-old woman, tried to...

NEA opposes the first Alaska ‘teacher governor’

TAKE OUR POP QUIZ AT THE END National Education Association-Alaska, the powerful teachers union, is spending $50,000 to oppose gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunleavy, through a...

MRAK Poll: 89 percent say climate change not factor in election

A 24-hour Must Read Alaska poll conducted on Facebook this week shows that 11 percent of participants consider climate change an important topic to...

Walker’s farewell tour? Apologizing to Alaska Natives during AFN

In an effort to improve his odds for re-election, Gov. Bill Walker is preparing to apologize to Alaska Natives. The apology is, Must Read Alaska...

‘Quitter’ boomerangs on Walker

An ironic "quitter" theme has emerged from the Walker-Mallott camp, via social media. The group calling itself "Unite Alaska for Walker-Mallott" may be hurting its...

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