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    Anchorage mayoral candidate Forest Dunbar celebrates endorsement by pro-abortion activist

    Anchorage Assemblyman Forest Dunbar, who is running for mayor of Anchorage, bragged about one of his latest endorsements by Patti Higgins, a former Planned...

    Murkowski will vote to affirm Biden as president

    When the joint session of Congress convenes on Jan. 6 to tally up the Electoral College votes, Sen. Lisa Murkowski will vote to affirm...

    Juneau seeks social justice warriors to vet all laws for possible ‘systemic racism’

    Juneau is looking for people who think they have a knack for spotting and rooting out racism and perceived inequalities, no matter how subtle...

    Kenai Borough Mayor: ‘It’s not government’s role to shut down your business/family’

    Kenai’s outspoken borough mayor has had enough of the government ordering citizens around on account of COVID. Mayor Charlie Pierce’s New Year message encourages government...

    Ketchikan passes watered down resolution on ‘non-compulsory’ vaccinations

    After rejecting a much more robust defense of individual liberties when it comes to the threat of compulsory COVID vaccines, the Ketchikan Borough Assembly...

    Alaska health professionals face questions about vaccine side effects

    Professionals from Alaska’s Dept. of Health and Social Services faced a wide range of COVID vaccine questions from the public during a Dec. 30...

    Opposition to Felix Rivera is not about his sexual orientation

    So, LGBTQ activists have decided to come to the defense of Anchorage Assembly Chair Felix Rivera’s recall effort. Very disappointing they decided to inject...

    Open letter to all people of Anchorage: Political power is yours

    Let’s play the game of True Confessions. Admit it: you see the Kenai Peninsula as your private playground. You take us over for a...

    Anchorage bars and restaurants can open at 25% on Jan. 1

    Under mounting pressure as local businesses continue to shutter in the wake of crippling COVID-19 mandates, the unelected Acting Mayor of Anchorage Austin Quinn-Davidson...

    Key to the White House: Can Pence declare Trump the winner on Jan. 6?

    On Jan. 6 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time, Alaska’s delegation in D.C. – Rep. Don Young, Sen. Dan Sullivan and Sen. Lisa Murkowski –...

    Alaska seeks public comment on COVID vaccine roll out

    On Dec. 28, the Alaska Vaccine Allocation Advisory Committee will take public comment on how to rollout the next phase of COVID vaccinations. The public...

    Alaska backs NRA’s legal battle for survival in New York

    Alaska’s Acting Attorney General Ed Sniffen has joined a 16-state coalition of attorneys general supporting the National Rifle Association’s legal battle to keep New...

    LGBTQ activists rally behind beleaguered Anchorage Assemblyman Rivera

    Two of Alaska’s leading LGBTQ activist groups are coming to the defense of Anchorage Assemblyman Felix Rivera who is facing a recall effort. Earlier this...

    After 66 years, Peggy’s diner is latest casualty of Anchorage’s COVID mandates

    Peggy’s Restaurant, one of Anchorage’s most enduring and beloved hangouts, closed its doors on Christmas Eve and the owners don’t know when or if...

    Inhuman hospital COVID protocols lack compassion for our dying

    Editor’s note: The following message was originally posted on Facebook by Elizabeth Welsh, one of the organizers of the Open Alaska group which advocates...

    State survey gives snapshot on how Alaskans view COVID situation

    The Alaska Dept. of Health and Social Services published the results of a new survey looking at how Alaskans view COVID and the responses...

    Amid gavel pounds and cries of ‘recall’ Anchorage Assembly refuses to open restaurants

    Despite impassioned pleas from some of Anchorage’s most well established and hard-hit restaurant owners, asking the Anchorage Assembly to let them reopen, the Assembly...

    Let Alaskans begin the great PFD debate in earnest

    Gov. Mike Dunleavy is right, “We need the full dividend to stabilize the Alaska economy.” When the late Gov. Jay Hammond appointed the Investment...

    Under mounting pressure, acting mayor agrees to revisit plan to reopen Anchorage restaurants

    She’s late to the game, but Anchorage’s unelected Acting Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson is now intently interested in a plan to partially reopen the city’s...

    Alaska reports 11 negative reactions to COVID shot after first week

    After one week of injecting 5,674 Alaskans with the Pfizer COVID vaccine, the state is aware of 11 Alaskans who have experienced possible allergic...

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