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Yearly Archives: 2018

DOT plans to double crew size on new day ferries

Reversing the decade-long planning and roll out of the two Alaska Class ferries, the Walker Administration plans a multi-million dollar retrofit that will add...

Gone with the wind: Walker’s Chief Information Technology officer is out

Bill Vadja, who was hired to be Gov. Bill Walker's first chief information officer, has left the building. His departure from the Walker Administration...

Sen. Sullivan is now also Colonel Sullivan

U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan was made a full colonel in the Marine Corps Reserve on Saturday evening at a ceremony at American Legion Post...

Sullivan talks with Kavanaugh, reaffirms support

After the Alaska Federation of Natives sent a letter to Alaska's U.S. senators opposing the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court justice, Alaska...

Cost of living too high in Juneau? Make sure you vote

By WIN GRUENING SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR Juneau's municipal property taxes are due at the end of September. Your residential water and sewer bill, due monthly, has risen to...

Heads roll, leadership of Alaska Psychiatric Institute fired

FRIDAY MASSACRE AFTER DEVASTATING REPORT Following a report about worker safety at the Alaska Psychiatric Institute, Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson has fired...

Designer candidate, the Fairbanks edition

IT'S FASHION FRIDAY Grier Hopkins in Paul Bunyan, the musical? The photo is from an election fundraiser coming up Sept. 18 in Anchorage, and Hopkins' invitation...

API safety report: Staff so fearful they don’t respond to ‘codes’

PROTOCOLS LEAVE PATIENTS RUNNING THE ASYLUM? A report made public this week reveals that the staff of Alaska Psychiatric Institute feel that protocols used to...

Alice Rogoff chronicles: The personal guarantee

Alice Rogoff, the former owner and publisher of the Alaska Dispatch News, has settled another of her court disputes. In recent court filings, it appears...

AFN chose to oppose Kavanaugh; does it matter to Sen. Murkowski?

NATIVE ORGANIZATION HAS NOT BEEN THE SENATOR'S 'SPECIAL FRIEND' The Alaska Federation of Natives has joined the resistance against the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh...

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