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Yearly Archives: 2018

Slate of candidates set for Mat-Su elections

The Wasilla, Palmer, and Mat-Su Borough election is Oct. 2. Candidates are: PALMER COUNCIL MEMBER (THREE-YEAR TERM) Pete LaFrance Richard W. Best Julie Berberich PALMER COUNCIL...

Labor Commissioner wants pro-union legislation

DID HER ESSAY PROMPT THIS WEEK'S ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER? Heidi Drygas used her state position as the head of Labor and Workforce Development to rail against...

Corrections has an ‘adopt an inmate’ program

A QUIETLY IMPLEMENTED PROGRAM ALLOWS PRISONERS OUT FOR A DAY That guy next to you in line at the coffee shop? He could be an inmate...

Democrat mystified: His party left him off the list of candidates

DEMOCRATS' LIST OF CANDIDATES NOW FULL OF NON-DEMOCRATS Dustin Darden, who has run for several offices in recent years, can't figure out why the Alaska...

Quote of the day: ‘Bring your check, then talk to my staff’

Is Gov. Bill Walker running a pay-to-play administration? It appears so. "You're invited to come and say thank you, bring your checkbook, or bring a question...

Breaking: Parnell endorses Kevin Meyer for LG

In one of the most valued endorsements a Republican candidate in Alaska can get, former Gov. Sean Parnell announced today he is backing Kevin...

District 9 straw poll: Dunleavy 100 percent

District 9, one of the most independent-minded areas of the state, is never a sure bet. But activists who attended a fundraiser for the...

Cell phones: Where do they come from? The ground.

By WIN GRUENING SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR Recently, in a conversation with a friend, the subject of cell phones came up. Most of us take these gadgets for granted...

Sullivan-Leonard to DPS in urgent plea: Send 6 more Troopers to Valley

VALLEY TROOPERS OVERWHELMED As Gov. Bill Walker turns the state's attention to his draft climate change policy this week, Mat-Su Rep. Colleen Sullivan-Leonard remains focused...

Medicaid flight crashed, was filled with goods, masonry mortar

Questions remain about the De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver that crashed on July 18 at the Willow Seaplane Base in Willow. The flight was approved, paid...

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