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Monthly Archives: August, 2021

Good riddance

By ANCHORAGE DAILY PLANET The moribund Recall Dunleavy effort is closing up shop as of today. Or so says the campaign’s chairwoman, Meda DeWitt, in...

Recall Zaletel signatures valid, and this means Assembly must set special election

The Anchorage Municipal Clerk has verified the signatures on the recall petition for removing Assemblywoman Meg Zaletel. Clerk Barbara Jones said that at least 2,468...

Season starts: Anchorage Concert Assn. says you must be masked, vaccinated (or show proof of test) for live shows

The Anchorage Concert Association says to attend any of their events this season, ticket holders must show proof of a Covid-19 vaccination or they...

Rep. Rasmussen dials it in, due to ‘close contact’ with … Covid?

Rep. Sara Rasmussen was a little vague. She didn't say "what" she had a close contact with, but the inference is that it's with...

Recall Dunleavy Committee, ‘with heavy heart’ folds up shop after admitting it failed

In a letter to supporters Wednesday morning, the Recall Dunleavy Committee admitted defeat, saying it would not be able to get the signatures in...

Balls of steel: Mayor Bronson is denied his library director, but shocks Assembly when he makes Sami Graham his new chief of staff

After an hour of debate, the Anchorage Assembly voted down Sami Graham as the city librarian. But then, Mayor Dave Bronson asked for a...

Working group plan is dead, Legislature is a free-for-all on appropriation bill

Rep. Bryce Edmgon, who chairs the House Rules Committee, has dug in his heels: He won't move anything out of his Rules Committee that...

Redistricting Board starts mulling Southeast Alaska boundaries

On the second of a two-day meeting, the group tasked with redrawing Alaska's political boundaries discussed how to add enough people to Southeast Alaska...

More details released on shooting of trooper in Anchor Point

Troopers have released details about the events that preceded a man shooting at an Alaska State Trooper on Aug. 23, when an Alaska State...

Zaletel adds sneak item to Assembly agenda: Mandatory masks in Muni

Assemblywoman Meg Zaletel put a "laid on the table," which is a last-minute agenda item, into the Assembly meeting packet: It's an ordinance requesting...

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