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Monthly Archives: March, 2019

Anchorage voting deadline approaches

VOTERS GETTING STRAY BALLOTS AT THEIR HOMES It's not scientific but it's a curious data point: According to an MRAK poll on Facebook, which was collecting...

The Asbestos Employee: Fire-proof to the end

By ART CHANCE SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR Today asbestos is a known carcinogen, but in its time it was widely used for fire-proofing and insulation. It is also labor...

MRAK Almanac: Changes ahead at Merrill Field

FLYING SEASON IS HERE; NEW RULES FOR MERRILL The April 5 Alaska Aviators Forum at the Aviator Hotel in downtown Anchorage will focus on air...

Guardian Flight ends two-month search for crew

Guardian Flight’s two-month search for its crew members, the company’s aircraft, and its cockpit voice recorder in Frederick Sound has come to an end. The...

Passing: Former DOT Commissioner Joe Perkins

WORKED ON PROJECTS FROM SNETTISHAM TO HAARP Joseph “Joe” Perkins passed away on March 25, 2019, from heart and kidney failure at home in Edmond,...

Greenpeace swamp thing attends Bernhardt confirmation hearing

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee's confirmation hearing for Interior Secretary nominee David Bernhardt went as scheduled on Friday, with Democrats tearing at...

One-two punch: Judge blocks King Cove Road and Outer Continental Shelf

A federal judge in Anchorage on Friday issued two rulings that will disappoint many Alaskans but bring joy to litigating environmentalists: District Court Judge Sharon...

MRAK Almanac

It's National Vietnam War Veterans Day. Thank you to those who served between Nov. 1, 1955 and May 15, 1975. Saturday is the...

Mat-Su event was polite, supportive toward Dunleavy plan

THE ONLY OUTBURST FROM THE AUDIENCE WAS CLAPPING The latest community budget discussion took place in the governor's hometown. Gov. Michael Dunleavy, having traveled from Juneau...

Fukushima radiation arrives in Bering Sea

ALASKA SEA GRANT PROGRAM REPORTS Low levels of cesium-137 from the Fukushima nuclear power plant have been detected near Saint Lawrence Island in the Bering...

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