Alaska voters are now in the midst of a new ranked voting system, established by the narrow victory of Ballot Measure 2 in 2020. Besides ranked voting, that initiative also created new requirements for reporting campaign contributions targeting what the
Barring a major comeback over the next few days, it appears that the Anchorage Assembly will add yet another hard-core leftist to its ranks. Daniel Volland, who is supported by, and cut from the same cloth as, controversial Assemblyman Christopher Constant,
In what many are praising as a victory for religious schools across the nation, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on June 21 that the State of Maine was unlawfully discriminating against religious schools by barring them from participating in a tuition aid program
On Tuesday, Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson announced he has selected local attorney Mario Bird to serve as the next municipal attorney. Bird will replace Patrick Bergt, who recently joined Alaska Communications. Born in Soldotna and a graduate from Nikiski
Early returns in the special election to select a 12th member for the Anchorage Assembly show left-leaning Daniel Volland leading the far more conservative Stephanie Taylor. When polls closed on June 21, the tally was as follows: — Daniel Volland: 1,452
Many parents have removed their children from public schools in favor of private education, both in Alaska and around the nation. This is occurring despite financial hardships due to Covid-related unemployment, high gas prices and growing inflation. The
U.S. Senate candidate Kelly Tshibaka, who is running to unseat pro-abortion incumbent Senator Lisa Murkowski, released a series of pro-life and pro-family promises to Alaskans on June 20. The seven-part pledge addresses abortion, marriage, adoption,
The Alaska Black Caucus is one of the most hard-left political activist organizations in Anchorage. On Sunday, they held a debate with four candidates vying for the newly created Anchorage Assembly for the downtown area in District 1. Participants included
The impending termination of the state public health emergency order and expected July 1 changes to FEMA reimbursement guidelines will terminate eligibility for “congregate sheltering.” There is no grey area. The Sullivan shelter, as a component of the
The Alaska Judicial Council is now accepting applications for a position on the Alaska Supreme Court. The impending vacancy on the Alaska Supreme Court is due to the forthcoming retirement of Chief Justice Daniel E. Winfree. Those interested in applying may
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