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    Mat-Su Moms for Social Justice has leftist designs for conservative Valley

    Extreme activists on the political left have harnessed and fomented the social unrest of the past year to expand and strengthen a network of...

    Alaska BLEXIT to host first public meeting in honor of law enforcement

    The new Alaska chapter of BLEXIT, part of a national movement that aims to educate and empower minorities across America, will hold its first...

    Alaska-Siberia Air Route heroes played a key role in World War II

    “The structure of world peace cannot be the work of one man, or one party, or one nation … it must be a peace...

    Former Anchorage strip club transformed into a house of God

    Patrons of the old Fantasies on Fifth strip joint in Anchorage probably never imagined that their den of iniquity would one day be transformed...

    Russian immigrant recalls first days in America: ‘How lucky I am to be here’

    There are decisive episodes, dreams, words, scenes, facial expressions, meetings, smell and other physical and spiritual phenomenon that are deeply recorded in our memory....

    LGBTQ infighting: Anchorage Pride organizers blasted for ‘white supremacist’ roots

    The insatiable demand from leftwing activists for adherence to new and emerging standards of wokeness has spilled over into Anchorage’s LGBTQ community. Supporting Drag Queen...

    How isolated minorities preserve religious identity amid dominant secular societies

    Ethnic minorities, religious refugees and other groups segregated by a dominant society have developed and implemented strategies and tactics intended to protect their national...

    Mat-Su residents remain far less inclined to get the COVID shot

    While vaccination rates are slowly creeping up across Alaska, certain populations remain far more resistant about getting a COVID shot. According to a new report...

    How Russian Old Believers keep the faith in modern Alaska

    Profoundly religious, the Russian people were shaken to their core by the Russian Orthodox Church liturgical reforms introduced by Patriarch Nikon (1666–1667) who, under...

    Alaska shows meager gain of 23,160 residents over past decade

    Alaska’s population showed minimal growth over the past decade, increasing by a mere 23,160 in-state residents since 2010. On April 26, the U.S. Census released...

    Guns & ganja: Young introduces act to protect 2nd Amendment and legal weed

    Rep. Don Young, co-chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, has introduced the Gun Rights And Marijuana (GRAM) Act, with the aim of securing the...

    Alaska inmates must be COVID vaxed in order to see family and friends

    Starting on Wednesday, April 21, some Alaska inmates will be permitted to see friends, relatives and others for the first time in more than...

    Socialize Deliberately

    Alaskans are known for sucking the marrow out of summer. Camping, fishing, hiking, bonfires, cookouts all kick into high gear from May to mid-September. This...

    Corinthians Wiley takes a bold stand for black Alaskans

    Corinthians Wiley is not for sale. The towering 37-year-old Anchorage local dismisses with casual ease the trendy narratives of victimization among his fellow black...

    Alaskans in some parts are far less inclined to get the COVID jab

    According to the latest figures from the Alaska Dept. of Health and Social Services, 39.1% of Alaskans (age 16 years and older) are deemed...

    After year of controversy, Wasilla High approves new logo of Athabascan ‘Warrior’

    After a year of controversy over its school logo, Wasilla High School has officially adopted a new Warrior mascot which depicts Chief Wasilla in...

    Anchorage’s top librarian leaves legacy of woke leftist ideology

    After nine controversial years at the helm of the Anchorage Public Library system, Director Mary Jo Torgeson is finally stepping down. Torgeson’s reign has seen...

    Recalling Soviet intimidation at my U.S. encounter with Vladimir Vysotsky

    I first arrived in America Feb. 1, 1978. An agent of the Immigration and Naturalization Services greeted me at the John F. Kennedy Airport...

    Kenai subjected to another ‘Hail Satan’ prayer at borough assembly meeting

    Thanks to the ACLU’s dogged defense of public prayers to Satan, the Kenai Borough Assembly endured yet another invocation to Lucifer on April 6. Following...

    Cruise line in Alaska wants to resume trips in July with mandatory shots for all

    Norwegian Cruise Line, which offers seven-day trips from Seattle to Southeast Alaska, has asked the CDC to approve its cruising season beginning July 4...

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