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Yearly Archives: 2019

Alaska Democrats gear up to run their presidential primary

Alaska Democrats are abandoning the sometimes-unpleasant caucusing system, where people go to a local district gymnasium on a specified day to haggle for their...

Defense Secretary nominee Mark Esper visited Alaska bases last summer

Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of Defense, spent time in Alaska last summer at the invitation of Sen. Dan Sullivan, who...

Alaska Life Hack: Forewarned – TSA is about to get even busier

ANCHORAGE AIRPORT WILL SEE 80,000 A WEEK The Transportation Security Administration says it will be the busiest summer travel season ever, with a record number...

Amazon establishing beachhead in Anchorage; what follows?

Amazon Air will fly into Anchorage starting June 27. Online shoppers will find their Amazon Prime orders will be delivered a lot sooner --...

Alaska Life Hack: Solar energy growing in 49th State

"Happy Summer Solstice" is the greeting of the day. Are we harnessing the power of the midnight sun? Not so much. The 49th state may...

MRAK Almanac: The ‘sleep when we die’ edition

PRODUCED BY KOBE RIZK The MRAK Almanac is your place for political, cultural, and civic events, events where you’ll meet political leaders or, if you...

Victim of homicide: Chris Lebert

The man found dead in the road on Minnesota Drive on Tuesday in Anchorage has been identified as Christopher Lebert, age 36. His death has...

Why no capital budget yet? Failure of Democrat-led Majority, or Republican Minority?

WHAT REP. SPOHNHOLZ SAID Rep. Ivy Spohnholz would have you believe that the 2020 capital budget failed because House Republican minority members voted against it....

Pioneer Home rate increases? Public comment deadline approaches

2-MINUTE READ June 28 is the deadline for public comment on planned increases in rates at the state-operated Pioneer Homes, those Alaska-centric assisted living facilities...

A rational solution for the dividend program

By TOM WILLIAMS GUEST CONTRIBUTOR To solve the deadlock over the 2019 Permanent Fund dividend amount and the FY 2020 state education budget, the Legislature and...

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