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Monthly Archives: January, 2022

Who met the deadline to be on the April 5 Anchorage ballot?

Anchorage Assembly District 2 - Seat A - Eagle River/Chugiak      Cross, Kevin​ - Filed 01/21/2022      Wehmhoff, Gretchen​ - Filed 01/28/2022      Stephens, Vanessa​ -...

Assembly overrides mayor on his veto of ordinance that limits free speech rights

At a hastily called meeting to address Mayor Dave Bronson's veto of anti-free speech Anchorage Ordinance 2021-117, the Anchorage Assembly on Friday voted 9-2...

Sami Graham retires, as Alexis Johnson becomes Mayor Bronson chief of staff

Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson today accepted the resignation of Sami Graham, who has served as the chief of staff for the mayor since August. Mayor...

Breaking: Mat-Su schools drop masks

The Matanuska-Susitna School District has dropped its mask requirement for students and staff in the schools when a school is in the "Yellow Zone"...

Where bills go to die: House Community, Regional Affairs, the committee that refuses to meet

The Legislature's House Community and Regional Affairs Committee has not yet met this legislative session, and a logjam is growing as the committee holds...

Steve Wackowski rejoins Murkowski staff as state director

Former Murkowski aide Steve Wackowski has rejoined the official staff of Alaska's senior senator as the state director. He replaces Leila Kimbrell, who served...

Dave Bronson: Resolving the Port of Alaska crisis is essential to food security

By MAYOR DAVE BRONSON When I came into office, resolving the homelessness crisis in Anchorage was my number one priority. However, as my team and...

New York City’s mayor piles on Sarah Palin for dining outside while Covid positive

Leave it to former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to mix it up with New York City's Covid cops. In addition to the sitting judge in...

Shocking: Reading scores in Anchorage dropped between fall and winter of 2021

By DAVID BOYLE Anchorage School District leaders presented an update on reading proficiency in grades K-2.  The results are disappointing and unsettling. In summary, reading proficiency...

Last day to file for Anchorage elected office

The final day to file for an elected position in Anchorage is Friday, Jan. 28, at 5 pm. While some people have filed a...

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