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Monthly Archives: October, 2021

Jamie Allard: Founding Fathers would be appalled at Anchorage Assembly overreach

By JAMIE ALLARD I am thankful for the wisdom of our Founding Fathers who gave us a representative republic, where the rights of the minority...

Fall oil revenue forecast: State to get $1.2 billion more in revenue

Department of Revenue Commissioner Lucinda Mahoney released the preliminary Fall 2021 revenue forecast today, which shows an additional $1.2 billion for Fiscal Year 2022,...

Fast track: Biden FDA approves ’emergency use’ Covid-19 vaccine for kids, 5-11

The Food and Drug Administration approved the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine "for emergency use" in children aged 5 to 11. The approval came after the FDA's drug advisory...

Alaska signs onto letter to Biden: Vaccine mandate for contractors is unconstitutional

Republican attorneys general from 21 states, including Alaska Attorney General Treg Taylor, sent a letter to President Joe Biden on Wednesday saying that Biden's...

Trucker shortage now at historic highs

The American Trucking Associations says that by the end of this year, the truck driver shortage will hit a historic high of just over...

Assembly rejects mayor’s pick for Real Estate director for Anchorage

In a 5-5 vote, during which Assemblyman Chris Constant appeared to be unable to cast a deciding vote due to a possible technical problem...

Win Gruening: Vote-by-mail doesn’t deliver, but does the Juneau Assembly care?

The City and Borough of Juneau seems to be exempt from the fundamental principle that “measurement improves performance,” because, by any objective metric, their...

Wasilla roll-out: Nick Begich makes it official as he announces run for Congress

With his wife and son by his side, Nick Begich, the grandson of the late Alaska Rep. Nick Begich, announced he is a candidate...

Michael Tavoliero: Now is the time for Eagle River to exit

By MICHAEL TAVOLIERO There’s a great story about a Christmas roast that I think about whenever I have a challenge with the status quo.   It goes...

Mayor Bronson’s homelessness problem-solver quits

John Morris, who was Mayor Dave Bronson's leader for reducing chronic homelessness and street drug addiction, has thrown in the towel. Sources in the...

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