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Yearly Archives: 2019

Mississippi students leapfrog past Alaska kids in reading

By BOB GRIFFIN For decades, Mississippi was synonymous with poor student achievement. Not anymore. In 2013, Mississippi passed legislation and adopted new reading policies which...

New general counsel named for GCI, as Tina Pidgeon takes flight for new ventures

GCI CEO and Co-Founder Ron Duncan named Rebecca Windt Pearson as general counsel, succeeding veteran GCI executive Tina Pidgeon. For the past two years, Pearson...

‘Pirate’ is back in Fairbanks, and some are concerned

A man once accused of kidnapping and savage sexual assault of a woman he took to his cabin in Manley Hot Springs in 2015...

Time to let go and get it right

By SEN. SHELLEY HUGHES The sound of the crowd is at fever pitch. The intensity is explosive. "Reduce the budget"vs. "find new revenues" is the...

Murder #31: Shooting at Black Angus Inn

A man was shot inside the Black Angus Inn in Anchorage on Monday afternoon, and was declared dead shortly after arriving at the hospital....

Mike Barnhill, new acting Revenue commissioner

Mike Barnhill, who has been the director of Policy in the Office of Management and Budget, has been named acting commissioner of the Alaska...

Mel Gillis is the newest representative for District 25

A plain-spoken Alaskan who started out 76 years ago in Kilgore, Texas as one of four boys raised by a single mom, is the...

Suspect in custody in case of murders, arson, weapons, misconduct with corpses

MURDERS #28 AND #29 IN ANCHORAGE IN 2019 Anchorage police have taken Tylan Fely, age 34, into custody. He faces charges of Murder 1, Murder...

White House unveils Christmas decor with a theme: ‘Spirit of America’

The White House is ready for Christmas, and the decorations were unveiled on Monday, Dec. 2. This year’s theme, “The Spirit of America,” pays...

Secrets of the recall campaign; there ought to be a law

By ANCHORAGE DAILY PLANET Here we are, into December, and months since the Recall Dunleavy charade began collecting signatures to undo last year’s election, and...

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