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Monthly Archives: December, 2021

Win Gruening: Juneau Assembly underserves and overspends

By WIN GRUENING Among the more important obligations of a modern municipal government are providing for public infrastructure and promoting economic growth and development. Elected leaders...

Hot mic: Southeast environmental leader says he’d ‘like to kill’ Haines mining pro

There are some words that are hard to take back. During a Zoom teleconferenced call last month, Lynn Canal Conservation's vice president uttered such...

Anchorage homeless plan moves forward with Assembly approval

It appears the bickering between the Anchorage Assembly and the new mayor has been settled, at least when it comes to the plan to...

Campaign launch for Jamie Allard for House draws 180 to fundraiser

Over 180 people came through the Petroleum Club in Anchorage on Thursday night to buoy the campaign of Eagle River Assemblywoman Jamie Allard, as...

Sullivan, in barnburner floor speech, slams Biden for his anti-Alaska policies

Sen. Dan Sullivan spent a full half hour on the floor of the Senate giving President Joe Biden a piece of his mind. In...

Angela Rodell removed as chief of Alaska Permanent Fund

Without explanation, the board of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation fired CEO Angela Rodell today. On a vote of 5-1, with Bill Moran of...

Fairbanks school board lifts mask mandate

When students return from their winter break in Fairbanks, they won't be required to wear masks, unless there is a flare-up of Covid-19 at...

The PRO Act may not pass Senate, but Democrats are cramming parts of it into ‘Build Back Better’ Act, which has a chance

Conservatives who thought the anti-business, anti-freedom PRO Act was dead in the Senate are now seeing it rise from the grave inside the Build...

Boom: Sen. Sullivan leads Senate to knock down Biden vaccine mandate for businesses

U.S. Sen.Dan Sullivan on Wednesday voted with all 49 Senate Republican colleagues and two Democratic senators, to overturn President Biden’s unconstitutional vaccine mandate for...

U. Penn transgender swimmer is smashing records in women’s meets — unfairly

Until 2019, Will Thomas had been competing in swimming as a male. He was a middling quality swimmer. The he took a year off...

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