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Monthly Archives: December, 2021

Randolph Wagner: ‘Twas the night before Christmas … and the kids were lost in a snowstorm on Mt. Alyeska

(Editor's note: A Christmas Eve memory by a lifelong Alaskan, worth reading aloud tonight.) By RANDOLPH WAGNER “....the horse was lean and lank, misfortune seemed his...

State vet gives clean bill of health to Santa’s reindeer for travel from Alaska for toy drops

Alaska State Veterinarian Dr. Robert Gerlach issued a series of health certificates allowing Santa’s reindeer to travel from Alaska across state lines for toy...

Dunleavy names three judges

 Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Thursday announced three appointees today to the Alaska Superior Court. The judges were selected from a list of individuals nominated...

Laddie Shaw: We lay Wreaths across America in honor of fallen warriors

By REP. LADDIE SHAW This past weekend my wife and I participated in “Wreaths Across America” at the Fort Richardson National Cemetery. It is a...

Win Gruening: The Grinch who stole Christmas

By WIN GRUENING  "I must stop Christmas from coming... but how? I mean - in what way?” How the Grinch Stole Christmas movie - 2000 Dr. Seuss’s beloved...

Anniversary: Eight years since cruel federal decision to not allow road out of King Cove

IAN TUTTLE / NATIONAL REVIEW “I’ve listened to your stories. Now I have to listen to the animals.” - former Interior Sec. Sally Jewell, 2013 The...

Battle brewing over legislators’ per diem

A brewing battle is taking shape in the Legislature, as lawmakers prepare for the upcoming legislative session in Juneau: How much money do they...

Alexander Dolitsky: What is greed? Listen in on an intergenerational conversation

By ALEXANDER DOLITSKY I recently had a conversation with an American in her late 20s about current events in our country—let’s give her the pseudonym...

Dan Smith: School board majority gets ‘F’

On Dec. 16, 2021, Anchorage School Superintendent Deena Bishop announced, “I am confident that ASD is able to transition to parent-informed masking when we return...

Jim Crawford: Who owns Alaska? Alaskans, and that’s why we need a Constitutional Convention

By JIM CRAWFORD Every 10 years, Alaskan voters are presented with a simple but critical question.  Article 13, Sections 3 and 4 of the Alaska Constitution...

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