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Yearly Archives: 2018

Where in the world is Alice Rogoff? Court deposition nears

JUDGE'S ORDER ALLOWS ACCESS TO HER DIVORCE SETTLEMENT The next formal deposition of former Alaska Dispatch News publisher Alice Rogoff is scheduled for Feb. 21...

Kowalke is governor’s pick for Senate Seat E

'OUTRAGEOUS,' SAYS GOP CHAIRMAN Randall Kowalke, who won his assembly seat in the Mat-Su with the help of 73 percent of Talkeetna voters, is Gov....

Math doesn’t add up in education funding bill

CREATIVE FINANCING OF EDUCATION OR KABUKI THEATER? Homer Rep. Paul Seaton is pretty pleased about HB 287. In record time, the chair of House Finance got...

‘Nothing to Say Mayor’ video is direct hit at Berkowitz

Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz is known for hanging out with his friends at the back of the room during Anchorage Assembly meetings. And rarely...

Fewer Alaskans enrolled in Obamacare for 2018

Alaska saw a 4.35 percent drop in the number of residents signing up for private health insurance during the Obamacare open enrollment period that...

District 38 Democrats choose new chair, begin process of replacing Fansler

BETHEL DEMOCRAT'S AIDE TO HELP PICK HIS OWN NEW BOSS Democrats in Bethel caucused on Tuesday and chose an aide to former Rep. Zach Fansler...

Dunleavy support PAC funds roll in

AS EXPECTED The group "Dunleavy for Alaska" has received more than $250,000 of the $560,000 initially pledged to support the campaign of Mike Dunleavy, who...

Seriously, who doesn’t love Etsy?

UM, SEN. DAN SULLIVAN NOT FEELING IT, AFTER IVORY BAN Etsy, the online e-commerce platform for all-things-handmade (and all-things-faux-handmade), has reportedly been deleting the accounts...

Alaska’s students are being failed at every level

EXCEPT WHEN IT COMES TO MOVING THEM UP A GRADE By WIN GRUENING SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR The National Council on Teacher Quality advocates for tougher evaluations of...

Walker names Planned Parenthood veteran to midwives oversight board

AWKWARD APPOINTMENT Gov. Bill Walker has named a Palmer woman who was a political field organizer for Planned Parenthood to a group that oversees the...

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