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 signed Emergency Order 17 in what she called a “response to the changing conditions of
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 – will take part in what could be a hotly contested joint meeting of Congress. On this day, Vice President Mike Pence will oversee
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 has opportunity to share comments about this next phase, which includes vaccinating those ages 75 years
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 York from forcibly shutting the group down. New York Attorney General Letitia James sued
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 month, Rivera appeared on a Zoom meeting with liberal supporters to raise money for a lawsuit that was
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 they will be able to reopen. The owners posted a Facebook notice on Christmas Eve saying, “It is with a
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 rolling back many of the oppressive COVID mandates in Anchorage. This is what she would have said to
The Alaska Dept. of Health and Social Services published the results of a new survey looking at how Alaskans view COVID and the responses taken by local, state and national governments. Conducted Nov. 24-25, the survey included 406 Alaskans ages 18 and older.
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 voted 7-3 to keep in place a ban on all indoor eating and drinking services. Several
Gov. Mike Dunleavy is right, “We need the full dividend to stabilize the Alaska economy.” When the late Gov. Jay Hammond appointed the Investment Advisory Committee, he assigned us an interesting task. “Figure out how to use the billions that we will
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