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    Juneau wants to track unvaccinated residents through weekly COVID tests

    Despite the fact that roughly 70% of Juneau residents have submitted to the experimental COVID shot, and area transmission rates are infinitesimally low, the...

    Conservative firebrand Lt. Colonel Allen West to speak in Anchorage & Fairbanks next month

    A rising conservative star in the Republican Party, Lt. Colonel (Ret) Allen West will be in Alaska on July 8-9 to deliver two presentations...

    Acting mayor gets wish: Anchorage Assembly gives $8.8M to 5 groups for COVID ‘related’ services

    Acting Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson got her on June 22 when the Anchorage Assembly approved her request to award nearly $8.8 million in federal grants...

    Sullivan decries Biden’s nomination of ‘violent eco-terrorist’ to run Bureau of Land Management

    Sen. Dan Sullivan gave an impassioned speech, June 20, on the Senate floor against what he called a “violent eco terrorist” who President Joe...

    CNN wrong to think Murkowski is ‘not a lost cause’

    Reporting on GOP Senate candidate Kelly Tshibaka’s strong showing in recent polls, and President Trump’s recent endorsement, CNN’s Chris Cillizza admits Lisa Murkowski is in...

    State gathers data on Alaskans’ sexual orientation, vaccine status, tobacco views and more

    The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services has commissioned a survey seeking to find out the sexual orientation, vaccine status and opinions of...

    U.S. Senate candidate Kelly Tshibaka addresses abortion, women’s sports, religious freedom

    Kelly Tshibaka, who is attempting to unseat 20-year U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski in the 2022 midterms, addressed a number of hot-button issues during a...

    Trump endorses Kelly Tshibaka for U.S. Senate

    Former President Donald Trump issued an endorsement of Kelly Tshibaka in her quest to unseat Sen. Lisa Murkowski in the 2022 midterm elections. It...

    Kenai passes election integrity law to improve security, voter confidence

    The Kenai Borough Assembly unanimously passed an ordinance at its June 15 meeting which aims to ensure greater public confidence in local elections. Introduced by...

    Alaska Policy Forum blasts Legislature’s ‘oversized and irresponsible’ state budget

    The state budget approved by the State Legislature on June 16 is irresponsible, oversized and unsustainable, according to the nonpartisan think tank Alaska Policy...

    AK Family Council praises U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of religious liberty

    Today, the United States Supreme Court ruled unanimously that every child in need of a forever home deserves the chance to be adopted or...

    Outgoing acting mayor aims to give $8.8M to 5 Anchorage groups for services ‘related to COVID’

    In one of her final acts before relinquishing the title of “acting mayor,” Austin Quinn-Davidson has asked the Anchorage Assembly to approve nearly $8.8...

    Juneau dumps witness verification for absentee voters, extends mask mandate for unvaxxed

    The Juneau Assembly unanimously voted to change its elections code by removing the requirement that mail-in ballots include a witness verification signature to ensure the legal...

    Juneau imposes Independence Day mask mandates on the unvaccinated

    As Alaska’s State Capital prepares to celebrate Independence Day, the City and Borough of Juneau has issued a “reminder” that anyone who has declined...

    Kenai to hold public hearing on ordinance to secure public confidence in borough elections

    In order to ensure greater public confidence in local elections, Kenai Borough Assemblyman Jesse Bjorkman has introduced an ordinance, which is up for a...

    Controversial scheme to incentivize COVID injections divides Palmer City Council

    A sharply divided Palmer City Council voted June 8 to approve using a $30,000 state grant to incentivize people into getting COVID shots. After lengthy...

    Juneau may scrap witness verification safeguard for mail-in ballots

    The Juneau Assembly will hold a public hearing on June 14 to consider whether to amend its elections code so that mail-in ballots no...

    Conservative Alaska think tank launches vote tracker to increase transparency in Legislature

    The Alaska Policy Forum announced the addition of a new Alaska Legislative Vote Tracker to its website. The online tool will allow Alaskans to easily access and track the votes of...

    Former State Representative Gabrielle LeDoux indicted for first degree voter misconduct

    Former State Representative Gabrielle LeDoux, along with two others, was indicted by an Anchorage grand jury for multiple counts of voter misconduct in the...

    Dunleavy urges quick legislative action on constitutional amendment to secure PFD

    With the fist Special Session of the Alaska Legislature set to end in a little over a week, Gov. Mike Dunleavy is pressing lawmakers...

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