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Yearly Archives: 2019

Alaska life hack: Washington state changes sales tax exemption rules for Alaskans

Starting Monday, Alaskans shopping in Washington state won't enjoy the easy sales tax break they have gotten for 54 years. Instead, under a new...

Trump finishes trade truce, flying back through Anchorage

President Donald Trump, fresh off of a negotiation of a trade war truce with China, will head back through Alaska on his way to...

Marilyn Stewart is new leader of Human Right Commission

Marilyn Stewart is the newly appointed executive director of the Alaska Commission on Human Rights. The decision was made by the all-volunteer board of...

A ‘devastated’ University of Alaska?

UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT SHOULD RISE TO THE OCCASION By TOM WILLIAMS SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR I read with interest the response to the Governor Dunleavy’s substantial veto of the University...

American exceptionalism, patriotic assimilation, and the Fourth of July

By WIN GRUENING SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR On July 4, 1776, a year after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War, steeple bells rang throughout Philadelphia.  John Hancock,...

Federal agency: Alaska LNG environmental impacts ‘significant’

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission released the long-awaited draft environmental impact statement for the proposed Alaska LNG project, and the summary to the 3,764-page...

Dunleavy delivers his budget decisions

HAS COURTS NOW PAYING FOR ABORTIONS THEY DEMAND Gov. Michael Dunleavy, without getting some of his key legislation passed by the Legislature, is balancing the...

MRAK Almanac: Scottish Highland Games, Gathering of historic war planes

6/28: Governor's budget vetoes are likely to be released midday. Stay tuned to Must Read Alaska for news and updates. 6/28:Rally to defend the Permanent...

Alaska Railroad pens agreement on rail connection to Lower 48

The Alaska Railroad Corporation and the Alaska to Alberta Railway Development Corporation signed a master agreement of cooperation to build a 1,500-mile connection between the...

Astronauts capture Kuril Island volcanic eruption

Raikoke Volcano on the Kuril Islands has been dormant since 1924. But at around 4 am on June 22, a plume of ash and...

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