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    Juneau preps to jab kids 5-to-11 with COVID shots despite ‘great uncertainty’

    The City and Borough of Juneau is already preparing to set up COVID shot clinics in area schools starting Nov. 8. Children ages 5 to...

    Alaska reports just 9 ‘hate crimes’ in 2020

    Despite the Biden Administration's heightened emphasis on rooting out what it deems a growing threat of hate crimes, there seems to be very little...

    Anchorage Assembly demands mayor reinstate leftist ‘equity’ officer

    The far-left majority on the Anchorage Assembly is demanding that Mayor Dave Bronson reverse his decision to fire the city’s first ever chief equity...

    It’s happening again – a hypnosis of fear

    After WWII, many German people snapped out of what they had endured and what they had instigated. To paraphrase the honest assessment of many...

    PFD debate: Alaska legislators hide our money, then demand more

    The Alaska Legislature’s fourth special session is sputtering on with no discussion of new facts, only repetitions of hardened positions. Most conservatives advocate for a...

    Amid supply chain crisis, major Alaska trucking company imposes vax mandate

    One of Alaska’s leading trucking companies that transports supplies throughout the U.S. and Canada, announced that all its employees and private contractors must get...

    Alaska Lawmakers ask governor to expand special session to address COVID firings

    Ten members of the Alaska Legislature sent a letter to Gov. Mike Dunleavy, asking that he let lawmakers address the growing concern about Alaskans...

    Anchorage Assembly booed after overriding mayor’s mask mandate veto

    In a room again filled with those opposed to their actions, the leftist majority on the Anchorage Assembly voted 9-2 to override Mayor Bronson’s...

    Petition calls on Lt. Gov. Meyer to launch forensic audit of Alaska’s 2020 election

    A new citizen-led petition asks Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer to conduct a detailed forensic audit of Alaska’s 2020 general election. It was launched earlier...

    Lawmakers fear Alaska pharmacists are pressured to deny Ivermectin to COVID patients

    Correspondence between Alaska legislators and the state’s Board of Pharmacy reveal deep concerns over whether local pharmacist are being pressured to withhold Ivermectin from...

    Anchorage Assembly meets Oct. 14 to override mayor’s veto of mask mandate

    Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson vetoed a highly contentious emergency mask mandate that the Anchorage Assembly approved on Oct. 12. A few hours after the...

    Mayor Bronson: Anchorage Assembly continues to break the public’s trust

    Editor’s note: On Oct. 13, Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson issued the following statement in response to the Anchorage Assembly's Oct. 12 vote to pass...

    Anchorage Assembly misleads public, imposes mask mandate under ‘cloak of darkness’

    After assuring Anchorage residents they would have another opportunity to continue testifying on a controversial plan to force residents to wear face masks, the...

    Anchorage mayor asks health care workers to ‘treat every patient with dignity’

    Amid new reports that some patients are facing difficulties getting requested COVID treatments from local hospitals, Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson is calling for calm...

    There is no ‘racist mob’ at the Anchorage Assembly meetings

    A time-worn tactic of a disingenuous debater is to undermine the character of his opponent without honestly engaging the issue at hand. This is exactly...

    Public hearing on Anchorage masking nixed as mandate enacted via emergency ordinance

    The Anchorage Assembly has cancelled two previously scheduled public hearings on a controversial mask mandate proposal. The cancellations come after the Assembly passed an...

    Volunteers needed to recall leftist Anchorage Assemblywoman Zaletel

    The effort to recall Anchorage Assemblywoman Meg Zaletel needs an army of volunteers to walk District 4 and encourage conservatives to vote. After failing to...

    Anchorage mayor’s office says firing equity officer is within his legal authority

    Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson has named Uluao “Junior” Aumavae as the new chief equity officer for of Anchorage. Aumavae will replace Clifford Armstrong III who...

    Mat-Su mayoral debate reveals key differences on hot-button issues

    A packed crowd turned out for a head-to-head debate between the two candidates vying for the Mat-Su Borough’s mayoral seat. Held Oct. 9 at the...

    Radical leftists say mask mandate opponents are ‘hate mob’ – plan to protest at Anchorage Assembly

    A coalition of far left, socialist, Communist, LGBTQ and pro-critical race theory activists plan to join forces at the Oct. 12 Anchorage Assembly meeting...

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