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Monthly Archives: July, 2019

Doctor had revolving door for opioids

Anchorage Dr. Michael Don Robertson pleaded guilty on Wednesday before U.S. District Judge Sharon L. Gleason to a single count of conspiracy to commit...

What will it take to retire the killer bus?

What is it going to take? Now, 24-year-old newlywed Veranika Nikanava has died just outside of Denali National Park as she and her husband...

Turn out the lights, the party’s over

By ART CHANCE Thursday is Aug. 1.  That is when the Inland Boatmen's Union employees lose their health insurance for August. The State pays two weeks...

Anchorage Economic Development Corp: We like PFDs, sometimes

BY KOBE RIZK The Anchorage Economic Development Corporation released its annual 3-Year Outlook Report Wednesday in a star-studded lunch meeting at the Dena’ina Center in...

Governor changes staff: Babcock, Stevens swap places

Alaska Gov. Michael Dunleavy today announced changes to his senior staff: Ben Stevens will become the governor’s new chief of staff, and Tuckerman Babcock...

Recall Dunleavy group ready to launch

The official launch of the Recall Dunleavy campaign takes place Aug. 1 across the state of Alaska, when activists will endeavor to get the...

MRAK Almanac: Meet an astronaut in Homer; Gold Rush Days in Valdez

The MRAK Almanac is your place for political, cultural, and civic events, events where you’ll meet political leaders or, if you are interested in...

IBU bosses turn down State’s offer to allow workers to work

The State of Alaska labor negotiators offered the Inland Boatmen's Union a deal that would allow workers to go back to work, without disciplinary...

Tshibaka: State has made numerous concessions; IBU has dug in

By KELLY TSHIBAKA COMMISSIONER, DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION The Department of Administration, of which I serve as commissioner, is responsible for negotiating state worker union contracts. We...

US Justice Department grants $6 million to Alaska for rural safety

The Alaska Department of Public Safety received a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice for infrastructure projects such as jails or office space...

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