Editor’s note: The following is a transcript of Brett Wilcox’s Jan. 25 communication to the Sitka Borough Assembly. On Jan. 24, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) facilitated a bomb shell senate roundtable called “COVID-19: A 2nd Opinion.” Attorney
As a mother of three and a Grandmother of two I find it hard to believe the recent recommendation being given by the CDC to vaccinate pregnant women and children, but that is exactly the recommendation being made. As I sat and watched the interview with Lisa
As we head into winter, and the renewed media frenzy over Covid cases reaches a literal fever pitch, it’s time there was some clarity given and a reality check regarding the state of the state of this pandemic. First, some clarity. There have been
After a month of banning residents from attending Anchorage Assembly meetings in person, Assembly Chair Felix Rivera announced on Aug. 31 that the chambers will be reopened to the public but only under strict conditions that include compulsory facemasks and
Several hundred energized protesters gathered outside the Anchorage Assembly chambers on Tuesday night, including former Mayor Dan Sullivan and several state legislators. Demonstrators expressed frustration and anger at Mayor Ethan Berkowitz and many of the
Anchorage Baptist Temple is standing up to Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz’s latest emergency order that bans churches from having more than 15 people in attendance. On Sunday, Aug. 9, Pastor Ron Hoffman gave an inspired sermon to a large gathering inside
Two Anchorage restaurants, Kriner’s Diner and Litter Dipper, both remained open on Saturday, Aug. 8, amid growing sanctions from Mayor Ethan Berkowitz’s administration. The diners have become a rallying point for local residents who are fed up with
In what is becoming a high-stakes court case in Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz’s effort to close down all restaurants to indoor dining, the initial presiding judge recused herself at the start of the opening hearing on Aug. 6. A few hours later the case
Another Anchorage restaurant is planning to open for indoor dining soon, joining a growing movement of cafes and restaurants that are defying Mayor Ethan Berkowitz’s ban on all indoor dining. “We can’t open right now because we just don’t have enough
At least two more Anchorage restaurants are open for business as of Aug. 6, joining Kriner’s Diner and Little Dipper Diner in making a stand against Mayor Ethan Berkowitz’s order to shut down all indoor dining due to COVID-19 concerns. Jackie’s Place is
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