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Monthly Archives: December, 2021

Randy Ruedrich: This is an action item — return your voter information card

By RANDY RUEDRICH Anchorage municipal voters, it is your time to act. This past week the Muni Election Office sent a voter information card to...

Dan Saddler running for House again for north Eagle River

Dan Saddler, longtime legislator from Eagle River, lost his race for Senate to Lora Reinbold four years ago, and is now seeking election to...

AFN agenda includes remarks from Secretary of Interior Haaland

The 2021 AFN Convention will once again be a "virtual convention, sensitive to the continuing danger of Covid-19, and is scheduled for Dec. 13-14....

Did Assembly mask ordinance slow down virus in Anchorage? Data shows trend was already heading down statewide

The Anchorage Assembly majority says that the masking ordinance AO 2021-91 has led to lower numbers of Anchorage residents testing positive for Covid-19, and...

Anchorage Assembly ‘mask majority’ appears ready to declare victory on its mandate, and end forced masking early

Assemblywoman Meg Zaletel is preparing a resolution to end the Anchorage mask ordinance -- the ordinance that most of Anchorage has ignored. "We had alarming...

Air Force says 23,000 troops are still unvaccinated for Covid-19 after deadline has passed

95 percent of airmen and guardians — or about 473,000 people — are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, the Air Force announced Friday. Another 23,500...

Alaska Veterans Administration mandates surgical masks, as cloth ones are not enough

The Alaska Veterans Administration now requires clients and visitors at all of its Alaska facilities to wear surgical masks, not cloth masks, to prevent...

Mat-Su Borough sues redistricting board over map that dilutes its growing power

The Matanuska-Susitna Borough says that the new political boundaries drawn by the Alaska Redistricting Board has robbed the people of the Mat-Su by diluting...

Tom Boutin: Candidates should make a pledge to not support an income tax

By TOM BOUTIN Most of my working life has been spent in the private sector but I did work three or four stints in Alaska...

Alexander Dolitsky: The life of Yuriy Sokolov, the Siberian gulag, and the dangers of the government mandates of atheism

By ALEXANDER DOLITSKY Siberian gulag in the life of Yuriy Sokolov Soon after my graduation from the high school in Kiev, Ukraine, at the age of...

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