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Monthly Archives: December, 2021

Breakthrough cases rise dramatically in Alaska

In October, the vaccine breakthrough cases of Covid-19 comprised nearly 39 percent of all known cases, according to a State of Alaska report. As the...

Lawmakers, former lawmakers form to oppose constitutional convention

An unlikely alliance for hard-core Democrats and moderate Republicans has formed a political action group to oppose a constitutional convention. The question about whether...

Alexander Dolitsky: The only Ford Mustang in Kiev, Ukraine

By ALEXANDER DOLITSKY In the late 1960s through 1970s, in Kiev, Ukraine, one of the unique attractions was a green and shiny 1968 Ford Mustang...

Push for Trooper recruitment is on, with at least 30 new recruits for Spring academy, the most in many years

The State of Alaska is actively recruiting for the Spring Trooper academy, and as of last week has six new recruits who have competed...

Art Chance: Election year ahead, and labor agreements expire in June, 2022

By ART CHANCEThe State’s Labor Relations Section’s website only goes back to the mid-2000s with archived labor agreements. Few, if any, of those exist as...

Lawsuit: The case of the Anchorage equity officer who ‘can’t be fired’ will go to court

Mayor Dave Bronson on Friday filed a lawsuit against the Anchorage Assembly, asking for a court judgment about an Anchorage Municipal Code that prohibits...

Fritz Pettyjohn: The indestructible Don Young

By FRITZ PETTYJOHN Don Young has run for Congress 25 times, and lost once, in 1972, to incumbent Nick Begich, who was killed in a...

More lawsuits filed against new districting map

Three Anchorage residents filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging the new political district known as Senate Seat L, as drawn by the Alaska Redistricting...

Naked politics: Legislators pen letter to Permanent Fund chairman, inserting their politics into protected personnel decision

Alaska legislators on Friday wrote to Craig Richards, chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Alaska Permanent Fund, expressing their "grave concern over...

Assembly overrides mayor’s vetoes, spends all the way to cap

The Anchorage Assembly, on a vote of 9-2 Friday afternoon, chose to override Mayor Dave Bronson’s budget vetoes, and instead pushed the city's budget...

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