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Yearly Archives: 2019

Unionizing temporary campaign jobs? It’s now a thing

ALASKA DEMOCRATS SEEM TO FAVOR BIG-UNION ELIZABETH WARREN In a Labor Day announcement, Al Gross, candidate for U.S. Senate on the Democratic ticket (as an...

Get your egg-sucking leech out: Kenai River opens at Cooper Landing for boating, fishing

Part of the Kenai River will be reopened for boating Wednesday from 6 am to 6 pm, after recent rain dampened fire activity and...

Cold case arrest in Shelley Connolly murder

Alaska State Troopers said 62-year-old former Alaskan Donald F. McQuade was arrested in Oregon in connection with the death of Shelley Connolly in 1978. Back...

Walmart gets out of gun and ammo business

Walmart on Tuesday announced it will stop selling handguns in Alaska, the only state where it still sells them. The decision is in response...

A problem in search of an answer

ANCHORAGE DAILY PLANET The outrage over new Texas laws loosening gun control in the wake of a shooting spree that left 7 dead and 22...

Formerly with AK Dems, Jay Parmley back in South Carolina

Jay Parmley, who was executive director of the Alaska Democratic Party for 2-1/2 years, has been rehired by South Carolina Democrats. Parmley left Alaska...

MRAK Almanac: Federalist Society speaker on separation of powers

9/3: Federalist Society: Why Separation of Powers Matters, with Attorney General Kevin Clarkson and Professor Emeritus John Baker, Louisiana State University. Captain Cook Hotel...

UAF prior reductions mean only finding $7.5 million more

After the final budget was signed by Gov. Michael Dunleavy on Aug. 19, the University of Alaska System began the process of distributing University...

Alaska Life Hack: What’s a hundred dollars worth in Alaska?

There was a time when Alaska had the highest cost of living in the nation. No more. The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released a report comparing...

Swan Lake Fire challenged by wind, Deshka, McKinley fires 95 percent contained

KENAI LAKE WATER SCOOPING PLANES DRAWING CROWDS Rain helped firefighters on the Kenai Peninsula by slowing down the Swan Lake Fire, but winds that came...

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