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Monthly Archives: October, 2021

Jab or no job XIV: Young Native worker at Alaska Native Medical Center says goodbye

This is the 14th in a series of stories of people being fired from their jobs because they have declined to take the required...

Mandates for kids ahead? Pediatricians being advised to prepare to vaccinate ages 5-11 for Covid

The American Academy of Pediatricians is advising its members that they will be able to vaccinate children ages 5-11 for Covid soon, and it's...

Michael Tavoliero: Time to repeal the POMV, and go back to original statutory formula

By MICHAEL TAVOLIERO Our Alaska government has a scotoma, a blind spot.  It can’t see the forest for the trees. The scotoma I’m speaking about is the...

Foodie summit? Guy Fieri spotted at Tequila 61 in Anchorage, so Congressman Young invites him to ‘diner, drive-in, or dive’

He co-owns three restaurants in California. He licenses his name to restaurants in New York City and Las Vegas. On Friday, he was spotted filming in...

Wading into politics, a group of Anchorage pediatricians go hard against Muni top doc

Medical science isn't as complicated as political science, but on Friday, an association of Alaska pediatricians waded on into the political deep end of...

Former Legislative Finance director Teal named co-chair of Walker campaign, but Knowles, Fischer endorse Gara for governor

David Teal, who was the director of the Legislative Finance Division until 2019, has signed on to support the campaign of former Gov. Bill...

Bob Maier: Chugach Electric, now owning ML&P, is in trouble with revenue shortfall

By BOB MAIER That did not take long: 253 days after closing the sale for the purchase of Municipal Light and Power by...

Win Gruening: Vote-by-mail voter’s remorse, buyer’s remorse, or perhaps both

By WIN GRUENING A curious thing happened leading up to the recent Juneau vote-by-mail municipal election. City Clerk Beth McEwen reported that many people who mailed in...

Theater of the absurd: Man creates new religion, invites all of Anchorage to join to stay exempt from Assembly mask ordinance

Immediately after the Anchorage Assembly voted to override the mayor's veto of the Assembly's mask ordinance, a man stepped to the podium to address...

Jamie Allard: This emergency ordinance is a gross abuse of Assembly authority

By ANCHORAGE ASSEMBLYWOMAN JAMIE ALLARD I oppose Anchorage Emergency Ordinance 3, the mask ordinance. It is a gross overreach of this Assembly not only into...

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