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Monthly Archives: January, 2021

Alexander Dolitsky: On systemic racism, looking back and forward

By ALEXANDER DOLITSKY Recently, the Juneau Assembly initiated an investigation of so-called “systemic racism” in town—although there is no clear evidence of any institutional discrimination...

Passings: Cynthia Toohey, Alaska lawmaker

Former Alaska lawmaker, businesswoman, mother, and grandmother Cynthia Toohey has died, Must Read Alaska has learned. Toohey, who was a Republican state representative, had...

Republican senators request meeting with Biden on COVID relief plan

Ten Republican senators, including Alaska's Lisa Murkowski, have penned a letter to President Joe Biden, offering a different COVID-19 relief package than the one...

Sniffen resigned, as past conduct came back to haunt

Decades ago, a 17-year-old and her 27-year-old coach had a fling. The woman, now 47, came forward with the information to the Anchorage Daily...

Listicle update: 14 candidates have filed for mayor of Anchorage

The deadline for filing for the April 6 election in Anchorage was Friday at 5 pm. Candidates may withdraw by 5 pm, Feb. 2,...

Switcheroo: Ed Sniffen out as AG, Treg Taylor now in

Gov. Mike Dunleavy made a Friday afternoon announcement that his choice for attorney general has changed. Ed Sniffen, his designee, is out, and Treg...

Black Lives Matter nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Black Lives Matter has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. “I find that one of the key challenges we have seen in America, but...

Furor over license plates: One was issued over 10 years ago, while another slipped through screening in 2020

The Department of Administration has updated the public on the issue that arose last week after two vanity license plates caught the attention of...

Dunleavy State of the State

Jan. 28, 2021 Lieutenant Governor Meyer, President Micciche, members of the Thirty-Second Legislature, and fellow Alaskans: Exactly one year ago tonight, the pandemic landed on our...

Acting mayor eases up restrictions in Anchorage

JUST IN TIME FOR ALCOHOL TAX TO GO INTO EFFECT Anchorage residents are getting a reprieve from the harsh restrictions that kept them in their...

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