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Yearly Archives: 2018

That sinking feeling: Job leakage continues in Alaska

The State of Alaska says that May employment was down by 2,000, or 0.6 percent, from May 2017. The biggest losses in the 49th state...

Dunleavy salvo: Walker silent on China fish tariffs

While there's no audible objection coming from Gov. Bill Walker on China's new 25 percent tariff hike on Alaska seafood, gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunleavy...

Alaska salmon, halibut among China tariff targets

THIS TIME, TRADE-SECRET WARS HIT ALASKA FISHING FLEET Just as the Alaska commercial salmon fishing season is getting underway, China has retaliated against a new...

Bang bang: Death in Spenard

THE VICTIM: JAYMES BRADLEY Jaymes Bradley was shot down in the parking lot of the Puffin Inn in Spenard on Thursday night. At 9:30 pm, police...

Republican Governors Association picks local firm

PS STRATEGIES REPS FOR BIG FALL ELECTION Mary Ann Pruitt of PS Strategies has the contract to represent the Republican Governors Association in its support...

Candidates forum gets testy at times

NOTES FROM A 20-CANDIDATE DEBATE The Anchorage Republican Women's Club "Visions for Victory" brought out 20 candidates and 50 spectators on a sunny Thursday evening...

Nikki Rose running for West Anchorage Assembly

Nikki Rose announced her run for the Anchorage Assembly seat being vacated by Tim Steele, who has resigned for health reasons. She filed her...

Counterpoint: Honey buckets and politics

By RHONDA MCBRIDE GUEST COLUMNIST First of all, Suzanne, thanks for covering the governor’s Naknek debate in your blog. Overall you did a good job of...

Governor signs capital budget, leaves Juneau Access in place

VETOES VITAMIN D STUDY, KNIK ARM CROSSING Gov. Bill Walker signed the 2019 capital budget and, reversing course, left intact the one big shovel-ready project...

Sign wars: Dunleavy signs up the ante

THESE SIGNS PRACTICALLY SAY 'STEAL ME' A new "gorgeous sign campaign" is rolling out from the Dunleavy for Alaska political action committee and it's setting...

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