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Monthly Archives: January, 2021

Alaska Democrats embrace Al Franken as headliner for annual event

On Jan. 22, the Alaska Democrats had their winter auction on Friday, featuring former Sen. Al "The Groper" Franken of Minnesota. They were celebrating...

Muni code enforcers zero in on one mayoral candidate: Dave Bronson

Anchorage COVID code enforcers hired by Acting Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson have started harassing the Dave Bronson for Mayor campaign, to the point where the...

Rivera starts regular Assembly meetings with Alaska Black Caucus

Anchorage Assembly Chair Felix Rivera has scheduled a regularly calendared meeting with the Alaska Black Caucus. The first meeting is Sunday evening. The meetings are...

The 20-20 House of 1963

By ART CHANCE Former Speaker of the House Bruce Kendall is no longer wit us, but I lost touch with him after he left the...

Alaska Legislature goes virtual

By WIN GRUENING In some ways, the first regular session of the  Alaska State Legislature that gaveled in on Tuesday, Jan. 19, is similar to...

ExxonMobil pulls out of Iditarod sponsorship

PETA WAS LAUNCHING AN AD CALLING EXXON 'EVIL' ExxonMobil has ended its 40-year sponsorship of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race, PETA announced today. ExxonMobil has...

Will Felix Rivera be on the ballot for recall?

A judge in Anchorage will rule on Monday whether or not Assembly Chair Felix Rivera will stand for recall on the April ballot for...

Only colder and darker?

ANCHORAGE DAILY PLANET A dream decades in the making fizzled Tuesday as President Joe Biden, in one of his first acts as president, temporarily blocked...

COVID’s upside — healthier?

By CRAIG MEDRED What if one of the side effects of the SARS-Co-V-2 pandemic was to make some people healthier? Crazy as it sounds, there is...

Biden orders girls’ and women’s sports, restrooms, locker rooms open to males

On his first day of office, President Joe Biden signed an executive order that attempts to eliminate discrimination based on gender identity. The order makes...

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