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Monthly Archives: October, 2021

Testimony Tuesday: The public continues to tell the Assembly to stop its mask mandate

A retired nurse told the Anchorage Assembly that the masks the general public is wearing, and the way they are wearing them, is completely...

Golden Lion Hotel finds new life: Anchorage stands up monoclonal antibody center

On Tuesday, Mayor Dave Bronson announced that the Municipality of Anchorage, in partnership with WEKA Medical, has started a new Covid-19 treatment center to provide vaccinations, testing,...

For Assemblyman Chris Constant, there is no ‘God’ in Pledge of Allegiance

Anchorage Assembly Vice Chair Chris Constant, when asked by Assembly Chair Suzanne LaFrance to lead the Pledge of Allegiance on Oct. 5 before the...

Daily list of surgeries scheduled at Providence Alaska Medical Center

As a public service during this time when Providence Alaska Medical Center says it is in crisis and may have to decide which patients...

Assembly roundup: More testimony against Meg’s Mask Mandate, but more harmonious due to loosened ‘clapping’ rules by LaFrance

Monday's continued public hearing was another six hours of testimony from the public, and again, the public was overwhelmingly against the ordinance by Assemblywoman...

Daniel Smith: Open letter to Anchorage School Board to unmask our children

By DANIEL SMITH Dear Anchorage School Board Members and Superintendent Bishop, First let me thank you for the Sept. 15, 2021 recognition of your internal data...

Regional Hospital responds: Patients should seek the emergency care that they need

Breaking its silence, Alaska Regional Hospital issued a public statement, which was read into the record by Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson at the continuation...

Health Commissioner Crum: High state Covid case counts have not been ‘reflective of current situation’

A note from Health and Social Services Commissioner Adam Crum corrects misinformation that is floating around Alaska. He says that hospitals and the State...

Hearings continue: Covid cases fall dramatically in Alaska, as Anchorage Assembly considers a law to mask everyone

Since last week, the number of Covid-19 cases being diagnosed in Alaska has dropped by over 31 percent. According to the State of Alaska's data...

Alexander Dolitsky: ‘White privilege’ is a troubling perspective undermined by facts

By ALEXANDER DOLITSKY What is WPT or “white privilege” theory?  Progressive activists claim it is a social construct and social movement for justice, equal rights and...

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