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Yearly Archives: 2019

People news: Human Rights vice-chairman resigns

Marcus Sanders, a commission member of the Alaska Commission for Human Rights, has resigned from the commission, Must Read Alaska learned today. Sanders has accepted...

University budget cuts will harm Alaska’s economy

By MARK MYERS Alaska’s economy is facing a serious threat due to the governor’s cuts to the University of Alaska.  While these effects are very...

Mat-Su Borough has surplus, opens door to possible property tax rebate

Unlike its neighbor in Anchorage, the Mat-Su Borough is not in a "civil emergency." In fact, the Borough Assembly says it has a surplus. That...

IBU union was offered better contract last year, but wouldn’t take it

The state ferries are running again and all is right with the world for the coastal communities served by the Alaska Marine Highway System. But...

Acid, incense, and balloons: How I almost made it to Woodstock

By ART CHANCE This month some 50 years ago, a buddy and I started talking about going to a big concert in upper New York...

Today: Spending, PFD bill heads to governor

A bill that started out as a Permanent Fund dividend bill became an omnibus spending package in the Legislature, with more than $300 million...

MRAK Almanac: Fairbanks to become Purple Heart City

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...

There’s a new sheriff in town

ADF&G photo: Doug Vincent-Lang By GREG BRUSH Acting responsibly. Embracing culpability for one's actions. Admitting mistakes of the past and making conservative, albeit sometimes unpopular decisions,...

Sarah Palin’s lawsuit against NYT reinstated

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's defamation lawsuit against the New York Times has been reinstated by a panel of New York judges in the Second...

Data miners gather in Anchorage

A new breed of miners -- data miners -- is having its annual convention in Anchorage this week. The KDD Conference brings together researchers and...

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