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Monthly Archives: July, 2021

Children will be masked in Anchorage schools this fall, superintendent says

Superintendent Deena Bishop ripped the bandaid off of the question as to whether children in Anchorage Public Schools will be masked to prevent the...

Poll: Americans more skeptical of government mandates due to ‘Delta’ variant

A nationwide poll conducted in late June by the Trafalgar Group reveals that Americans are not in favor of an overbearing government response to...

Dan Sullivan: How to advance Alaska’s interests in the new hostile territory of D.C.

By SEN. DAN SULLIVAN I.  Lessons from the Korean War A few weeks ago, Julie and I, and many members of our family, were up at our...

Tom Williams: A remaining leadership opportunity for Gov. Dunleavy

By TOM WILLIAMS Last December, I penned an MRAK column challenging Gov. Mike Dunleavy to ensure his administration accomplishes a critical infrastructure project for Alaska,...

Breaking news: Alaska’s $500 limit on campaign contributions struck by Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

"It's a total win," said Jim Crawford, one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit Thompson vs. Hebdon. The $500 contribution limit to candidates in...

University of Alaska Anchorage says masks back on faces when inside buildings and in other places on campuses

In May, the University of Alaska relaxed its mandate on masks, and said, in line with CDC guidelines, fully vaccinated University of Alaska employees,...

Jamie Allard: Parents, now is the hour to weigh in on masking kids in school

By JAMIE ALLARD As a parent, I’m concerned about the proposed reinstatement of the mask mandates for our children, who will be returning to school...

Bill Walker announcement looms large in PFD Special Session

Chatter in Juneau is that the Aug. 16 legislative special session, the third this year, will become a coordinated effort between Bill Walker and...

Dunleavy fundraiser with Trump in N.J. called smashing success

John Hendrix of Anchorage, Rob Yundt and Jesse Sumner from Mat-Su, and Dick Randolph from Fairbanks were among the 65 guests at the Trump...

Judge gives win to Legislature again, says governor can’t sue over spending dispute

An Anchorage Superior Court judge has thrown out a case brought by the Alaska Attorney General against the Legislature. Judge Herman Walker granted a summary...

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