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Yearly Archives: 2019

Oil and Gas Division has Beckham as acting director

Jim Beckham, deputy director at the State's Division of Oil and Gas, has been named acting director after the planned departure of Chantel Walsh...

Juneau’s no-fluoride decision costs Medicaid $300 per child, per year

THE KIDS ARE GETTING MORE CAVITIES, UAA STUDY SHOWS Four out of five Americans have access to optimally fluoridated water, according to Healthy People 2020. That...

Medicaid should not be paying for elective abortions

CHIEF STOWERS' DISSENTING OPINION IS WORTH READING By SENATOR JOHN COGHILL GUEST CONTRIBUTOR Summary: Chief Justice Stowers' dissenting opinion in the “Medically Necessary Abortion Case” was correct: ...

Anchorage muni agency tells governor: ‘Take your foot off our throat’

The Anchorage Community Development Authority doesn't like Gov. Dunleavy's budget and appears to be blaming him for the failed economy of Anchorage under the...

Social promotion is Anchorage’s official policy

 'ALL CHILDREN ARE ABOVE AVERAGE' IS UP FOR DISCUSSION For 20 years, the Anchorage School District has had a policy of automatic promotion from grade...

Presbytery of Yukon calls government cuts ‘unChristian’

UNION HEAD ALSO ATTACKS GOVERNOR'S SPENDING CUTS The Presbytery of the Yukon has spoken: State government should not make unChristian cuts to state spending. In a...

Will school district ‘take a knee’ for national anthem?

BOARD TO CONSIDER SCHOOLS PLAYING 'STAR SPANGLED BANNER' ONCE A WEEK At Monday (March 4) night's Anchorage School Board meeting, the board will take up...

Budget cuts can force re-evaluation of education system

EXISTING FUNDING IS NOT YIELDING GOOD RESULTS By CHARLIE FRANZ GUEST COLUMNIST I had the opportunity to attend Rep. Sarah Vance's town hall meeting Saturday at the...

Guardian Flight finds object that may be missing plane

Guardian Flight announced today that its search for the missing plane in Frederick Sound has turned up what is believed to be an unknown...

The deck is stacked for union vocalists at town halls

ORGANIZED PUBLIC SERVANTS ARE SHOWING UP TO PROTEST CUTS By ART CHANCE SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR There are about 15,000 unionized State employees, over 10,000 unionized teachers, tens of...

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