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Yearly Archives: 2019

History: Remember when the ferries had waiters in white jackets?

FERRY SYSTEM IS AN ARTIFACT OF AN EARLY-STATE TRANSPORTATION NEED By ART CHANCE SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR I've lived both in Anchorage and in Juneau. I've ridden the ferry...

Watch as seismic monitors across nation pick up Nov. 30 quake

ANIMATION: THE QUAKE PICKED UP AS FAR AWAY AS SOUTH FLORIDA A series of seismic monitors across the United States, as far away as Southern...

Five fast facts about Pete Kaiser, Iditarod champion

Pete Kaiser has won the 2019 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in 9 days, 12 hours, six seconds. He is the first Yup'ik to...

What do we want? Ferries. Who should pay for them? Other people.

The people of coastal Alaska have spoken: Even though ferry ridership is down, and even though costs keep rising, the people want ferries. They also want...

Alaska Native Vietnam vets will finally get their land allotments

TRUMP SPECIFICALLY CALLS OUT THIS ITEM IN MAJOR LANDS BILL SIGNING Legislation signed Tuesday by President Donald Trump will give 2,800 Alaska Native veterans --...

House members still raising money for campaigns?

IT'S A VIOLATION, BUT HEY, THEY'RE IN THE DEMOCRAT MAJORITY Four members of the House Democrat-led majority are in apparent violation of the law. Reps....

Anchorage voters to decide: 5 percent tax on alcohol?

PROPOSITION 9 WOULD REQUIRE A 50+1 MAJORITY The ballots are in the mail, and before April 2, Anchorage voters will be deciding whether to levy...

Fairbanks radical fems, transgenders ‘hrrrl insults’ against mayor

 CIVILITY CRUMBLES AS F-BOMBS, THREATS OF VIOLENCE RISE A group of radical feminists and angry transgender individuals hurled insults on Facebook during the group's live...

‘Popping and spewing,’ Tarr lectures rural Alaskans

URBAN REP. SAYS IT'S A 'FALSE CHOICE' BETWEEN SERVICES NEEDED AND REVENUES TO PAY Rep. Geran Tarr, co-chair of House Resources, gave a detailed explanation...

What tribal sovereignty is — and isn’t

ALASKA NEEDS A PRIMER ON DOING BUSINESS IN AND OUT OF INDIAN COUNTRY By MARY BISHOP GUEST CONTRIBUTOR For the past 30 years I have been an...

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