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Yearly Archives: 2019

Sen. Micciche: If Alaska was a country, it would be second in world for sexual assault

If Alaska was a country,  on a per-capita basis it would rank #2 in the world for sexual assault, compared to 119 other nations. That was...

Letter to the editor: Read ‘Rules for Radicals’

Letter to the editor: This will be short and direct.  I’m done trading barbs with the Cole Brothers. I just consider the source and consider...

Crime bill strengthened in Senate

The Alaska Senate is working through its version of House Bill 49, the roll-back of the much-maligned SB 91, which has been blamed for...

‘Shameful narrative’ about Native students disputed by think tank

NATIVE STUDENTS ARE NOT DRAGGING DOWN ALASKA'S TEST SCORES The Alaska Policy Forum, a public policy group based in Anchorage, published a series of charts...

MRAK Almanac: Game of Thrones edition

Monday is the 119th day of the legislative session. Winter is coming. May 13-17: Infrastructure Week. Labor unions and public works agencies are hosting events...

Bill Williams: May 21, 1943 – May 12, 2019

Former Rep. Bill Williams, who rose from being a council member in the City of Saxman to being the Co-Chair of House Finance, died...

Couldn’t make the Valdez air show? Watch it here

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZ6ABfdiiP0

Now is the time to limit state spending

By KATI CAPOZZI, PRESIDENT ALASKA STATE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE As Alaskans, we face these fiscally uncertain times together. With the private sector’s success inextricably linked to how the...

All watered down

By THE ANCHORAGE DAILY PLANET You have to wonder sometimes what lawmakers in Juneau possibly could be thinking. Gov. Mike Dunleavy in February offered a tough...

Alaskans still guarded about economy, survey shows

A Dittman Research survey done for the Alaska Chamber of Commerce shows that Alaskans are somewhat split down the middle on their views of...

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