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Monthly Archives: December, 2021

Don Young describes how he got cross-threaded with Donald Trump

In an interview with The Washington Post, Congressman Don Young said that his vote for the massive infrastructure bill drew the ire of former...

Jim Dodson retires from Fairbanks economic development group

After more than 15 years as president of the Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation, Jim Dodson is retiring. The Board of Directors hired Jomo Stewart...

Kenai City Council votes unanimously: No vaccine mandates or forced masking

The Kenai City Council has voted unanimously in favor of a resolution stating it opposes Covid-19 vaccine mandates and mask mandates. The resolution was...

Don Young joins bipartisan group to approve national vaccine database bill, HR 550

Congressman Don Young on Tuesday voted in favor of House Resolution 550, a complicated piece of legislation that creates, among other things, a national...

Providence Medical Center ends ‘crisis standards of care’ operating procedures

Providence Medical Center today told its employees in a newsletter today that it has stopped operating under "crisis standards of care." Providence instituted “crisis standards...

She’s all that: Jamie Allard announces for Eagle River House District 22

Chugiak/Eagle River Assemblywoman Jamie Allard has filed with Alaska Public Offices Commission as a candidate for Alaska House District 22, a newly drawn political...

Germany announces lockdown for unvaccinated

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and  Chancellor-designate Olaf Scholz announced harsh measures are being taken against those citizens who are unvaccinated for Covid-19: They will be barred...

Candidate Les Gara describes how he and Bill Walker will swap and share voters in ’22

In a fund-raising talk with Homer left-leaning political activists, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Les Gara described how he sees ranked-choice voting impacting the election for...

Workshop: Learn how to run campaigns with ranked-choice voting in mind, from partisans who convinced Alaskans to vote yes

The stealth partisan group that brought ranked-choice voting to Alaska is offering a training for candidates and campaigns on how to work the system....

Nikiski Hardware, schools partner for reading aloud to children in a hardware store

Nikiski Hardware Store, which is something of a community center in the small Kenai Peninsula town, has partnered with the Kenai School District to...

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