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Monthly Archives: December, 2021

Covid math: Pandemic policy led to decline in algebra completion in Anchorage schools

By DAVID BOYLE The Anchorage School District has been wrestling with the math program for decades. Under former School Superintendent Carol Comeau, the district implemented...

Jamie Allard: My Christmas wish is that we defend our freedoms and treasure our humanity

By JAMIE ALLARD With this Christmas season upon us, let us pause and reflect on our moments of joy and growth from the past year:...

What a mess! Bethel has rain, rain, rain, with delayed flights, stranded passengers

Bethel was -15 degrees at the beginning of December, and the ground and Kuskokwim River is frozen solid. Now, with a quarter inch of...

Christmas miracle? Court orders Anchorage to not enforce radical ordinance forcing women’s shelters to take in men

In a win for faith-based organizations, a federal judge issued an order Monday saying the Municipality of Anchorage cannot enforce a city ordinance that would force...

Recall: Tanana Chiefs board votes to remove PJ Simon from chair of Native nonprofit

Many recalls have failed in Alaska over the past two years. The governor and two sitting Anchorage Assembly members have survived attempts on their...

Sen. Ted Cruz and 46 other lawmakers join vax lawsuit with Navy SEALs v. Joe Biden

Nine U.S. senators, including Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), James Lankford (R-Okla.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Roger Wicker...

Alaska sues to prevent Biden’s mandatory vaccination of Head Start staff, volunteers

Alaska joined 23 other states on Tuesday in a lawsuit asking a U.S. District Court in Louisiana to block yet another federal Covid-19 vaccine...

Attacking public, Assembly set to pass ability to limit items, such as guns, flags, and even cardboard tombstones in its meetings

On the agenda for Tuesday's Anchorage Assembly is an ordinance rewrite that gives the Assembly chair the right to prohibit items she deems to...

Anchorage School Board overrides superintendent, puts masks back on kids through mid-January in ‘act of love’

The Anchorage School Board on Monday night overrode Superintendent Deena Bishop and put the masks back on the students when they return Jan. 3....

Liz Vazquez for Assembly fundraiser

Assembly Seat 6, now occupied by Kameron Perez-Verdia for West Anchorage, has another candidate running -- former Rep. Liz Vazquez. A fundraiser-meet-and-greet is calendared for...

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