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Yearly Archives: 2019

Gov to sign PFD bill Monday, adds back homework help for school year

Gov. Michael Dunleavy originally hoped to have the spending package that contains the Permanent Fund dividend ready this week. But he and his staff...

MRAK Almanac: Fairs and festivals this weekend

The MRAK Almanac is your place for political, cultural, and civic events, events where you’ll meet political leaders or, if you are interested in...

Becky Hultberg named CEO of Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems

The CEO of the Alaska State Hospitals and Nursing Homes Association is leaving the state to become the new CEO of Oregon Association of...

Vetoes’ eve announcement? Recall signatures top off at 29,577

GROUP STAGES PRESS RELEASE AHEAD OF SPENDING BILL SIGNING On what many think may be the eve of the signing of the the spending package...

A half PFD opens the door to further concessions

By LARRY WOOD GUEST CONTRIBUTOR Gov. Michael Dunleavy is facing a critical point in his administration with his forthcoming decisions on the budget. It is not the...

Rogoff loses bid to recover own attorney costs from bankrupt Dispatch

Almost exactly two years to the day since the Alaska Dispatch News first declared bankruptcy, the estate is largely settled. One last detail was a claim...

Jeffrey Epstein’s Alaska connection

By CRAIG MEDRED CRAIGMEDRED.NEWS And so, with financier and child molester Jeffrey Epstein dead in an apparent suicide, an investigation into his sordid sex life is...

Don Young fundraiser crushes it; biggest in history

Over 200 people crowded into the Turnagain home of former Gov. Bill Sheffield to welcome Congressman Don Young back to Anchorage. Alaska's only congressman had...

Alaska Legal Services funding restored for domestic, sexual assault cases

Attorney General Kevin G. Clarkson and the Alaska Legal Services Corporation today announced an agreement to use to-be-restored FY20 funding – totaling $759,000 –...

Why the $1,600 PFD is inevitable this year

Reading the tea leaves, it looks like $1,600 is what will be deposited into Alaskans' bank accounts in October. It's the will of the...

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