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Yearly Archives: 2019

State wins victory on Tongass road lawsuit

FOREST SERVICE CAN'T STOP TRANSPORTATION PLAN The State of Alaska has won in a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service, affecting Southeast Alaska roads across...

MRAK Almanac: Wasilla air show; GCI’s best dad jokes

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...

Repeat offender Della Northway caught again

Della Northway, who was arrested in 2018 after fleeing police, is back in custody after she was found in a stolen 2001 white Chevy...

Legislative leadership polling lawmakers on location of special session

Maybe the next special session won't be in Wasilla after all. Must Read Alaska has learned that legislative leaders in the House and Senate are...

Legislature approves paying per diem for special session – retroactively

"I move that Legislative Council authorize per diem payments retroactive to May 16, 1019, for the days in which members were physically present in...

Alaska Raw, Part 6: We close the distance on the giant caribou bull

In the previous episode, the three men had survived a violent and unexpected windstorm that threatened their venture.  They just finished relocating their airplanes...

Sweeps and Lapses: The mystery of the General Fund

By ART CHANCE Yesterday the media erupted with talk about “accounting quirks” and sweeps, like this is some sort of governmental arcana that only the...

Sine dead: House, Senate gavel out with no PFD

WASILLA, HERE THEY COME The Alaska House Majority gaveled out of Special Session today, and the Senate followed shortly thereafter. There's no Permanent Fund dividend yet,...

Attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman may bump Alaska crude price

The attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman made oil trading prices gyrate on Thursday. One was torpedoes and the other...

Just wondering

By THE ANCHORAGE DAILY PLANET It is easy to understand why so many Alaskans harbor deep reservations about their Legislature. A “compromise” budget with no...

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