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Yearly Archives: 2019

Why I’m no fan of power sharing agreement

By GEORGE RAUSCHER REPRESENTATIVE, DISTRICT 9 For the past two weeks, I was asked to be a substitute member on a bipartisan committee that was created...

Police are searching for John Vang, suspected arsonist

Thanks to an alert and responsive public, detectives identified one of the suspects in the investigation of Yakitori Sushi arson, which was set on...

Knopp refuses to show up to vote for Speaker

An unexcused and unexplained absence by Rep. Gary Knopp of Kenai has left the Alaska House of Representatives in disarray and without a Speaker...

Crisis averted? How API became broken

Commissioner Adam Crum speaks to the media on Friday. (6-minute read) PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL WAS ON THE BRINK OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN The state's psychiatric hospital was...

Breaking: Commissioner takes over Alaska Psychiatric Institute

INVOKES HIS AUTHORITY UNDER STATE LAW Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Adam Crum has invoked his authority under state law to immediately...

Out? French accused of slacking off and browbeating

(2-minute read) BEING REMOVED FROM OIL AND GAS COMMISSION FOR CAUSE A letter written by Gov. Michael Dunleavy to AOGCC Commissioner Hollis French shows that...

Where in the world is Hollis French?

POLITICAL FIGURE HAS BEEN A NO-SHOW Hollis French, the chairman of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, is missing in action -- from...

Document circulates: Knopp was a Democrat for decades … until he ran for office

(2-minute read) HE'S THE 21ST VOTE NEEDED FOR A REPUBLICAN CAUCUS IN THE HOUSE Rep. Gary Knopp, the self-appointed negotiator between the Alaska House as Republicans...

Tom Boutin named new head of AIDEA

The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority agency has a new chief executive director: Tom Boutin of Juneau. Boutin spent more than 17 years in...

OMB Director to Ortiz: Stop mansplaining, please

An information meeting called by Rep. Daniel Ortiz gave House members a chance to hear from the Office of Management and Budget on Thursday....

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