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Yearly Archives: 2019

Third time a charm? Giessel and Edgmon ask governor to call Special Session III

Senate President Cathy Giessel and House Speaker Bryce Edgmon asked Gov. Michael Dunleavy to call a third Special Session in order to hammer out...

The Alaska experience: Too much spending has led to social ills

By TOM BOUTIN A balanced budget is the most durable fiscal plan for any state, any government. For that reason I am more optimistic about...

Doctor had revolving door for opioids

Anchorage Dr. Michael Don Robertson pleaded guilty on Wednesday before U.S. District Judge Sharon L. Gleason to a single count of conspiracy to commit...

What will it take to retire the killer bus?

What is it going to take? Now, 24-year-old newlywed Veranika Nikanava has died just outside of Denali National Park as she and her husband...

Turn out the lights, the party’s over

By ART CHANCE Thursday is Aug. 1.  That is when the Inland Boatmen's Union employees lose their health insurance for August. The State pays two weeks...

Anchorage Economic Development Corp: We like PFDs, sometimes

BY KOBE RIZK The Anchorage Economic Development Corporation released its annual 3-Year Outlook Report Wednesday in a star-studded lunch meeting at the Dena’ina Center in...

Governor changes staff: Babcock, Stevens swap places

Alaska Gov. Michael Dunleavy today announced changes to his senior staff: Ben Stevens will become the governor’s new chief of staff, and Tuckerman Babcock...

Recall Dunleavy group ready to launch

The official launch of the Recall Dunleavy campaign takes place Aug. 1 across the state of Alaska, when activists will endeavor to get the...

MRAK Almanac: Meet an astronaut in Homer; Gold Rush Days in Valdez

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...

IBU bosses turn down State’s offer to allow workers to work

The State of Alaska labor negotiators offered the Inland Boatmen's Union a deal that would allow workers to go back to work, without disciplinary...

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