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Yearly Archives: 2019

EPA chief clears committee hurdle; now to full Senate vote

(1-minute read) REPLACES SCOTT PRUITT Andrew Wheeler was approved to lead the Environmental Protection Agency by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee today. The committee,...

Natives take over meeting, yell at officials over drilling of Coastal Plain

(3-minute read) OBJECTED TO NON-NATIVES ON THEIR LAND Alaska Natives from Defending the Sacred AK and loosely associated groups took over a pubic meeting in...

Kawasaki to Fish and Game Commissioner: Recite climate change creed

(2-minute read) DEMANDS TO KNOW HIS BELIEFS ON HUMAN CAUSES In the confirmation interview of Fish and Game Commissioner Doug Vincent-Lang, Sen. Scott Kawasaki led...

No freedom for Jonathan Norton, parole board says

COMMUNITY RALLIES, KILLER REMAINS BEHIND BARS The man who murdered Duane Samuels off of De Armoun Road in South Anchorage in 1989 was denied parole...

Metlakatla votes to change time zones

FOR NOW, IT'S IN A TIME WARP Metlakatla quietly went on Alaska Standard Time last month. Until January 20 at 2 am, it was the one...

Eastman pulls surprise, but Knopp votes against Talerico — again

(1-minute read) DEJA VU: KENAI REPUBLICAN SAYS NO TO REPUBLICAN SPEAKER Rep. David Eastman, a District 11 Republican, surprised House colleagues today by forcing a...

Breaking: Bernhardt the new Interior Secretary, replacing Zinke

President Donald Trump announced he will appoint Interim Secretary David Bernhardt to be the permanent Interior secretary. If confirmed by the Senate, he will...

Republicans, Democrats could split House control 50-50

(3-minute read) EMERGING PLAN WOULD MEAN CO-SPEAKERS, CO-CHAIRS It's been three weeks since the Legislature gaveled in, but still there's no leadership established in the...

Where’s your Super Bowl party? For Alaska Democrats, in the Speaker’s Office

GAME OF THRONES: KICKING BACK IN THE #OCCUPIED CAPITOL FOR THE BIG GAME Alaskans, like many Americans, are taking the day off to watch the...

Ptarmigan wins over Raven in MRAK poll

(3-minute read) MOST ALASKANS LIKE THEIR CURRENT STATE BIRD  In an unscientific opinion poll run by Must Read Alaska on Facebook during a 7-day period ending...

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