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“Show us where it's bloated.” – Alaska Gov. Bill Walker at Alaska Federation of Natives on Thursday, saying the state's budget is not bloated. Here's an example of where it's bloated: Governor hires climate adviser Gasless: Governor fails to deliver on his own deadline Governor pitches gasline to Asia The post Quote of the Week: Walker [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: MustRead Alaska (NewMedia)
Walker remains a key part of a bipartisan coalition of governors who've become an influential voice on health care. The post Alaska Gov. Walker signs onto Murkowski-backed bipartisan Obamacare fix appeared first on The Midnight Sun. [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Midnight Sun (NewMedia)
While some legislators are pushing for a full rollback of criminal justice reforms, the police patrolling Alaska's biggest city see solutions elsewhere. The post APD shares criminal justice fixes that aren't just a straight repeal of Senate Bill 91 appeared first on The Midnight Sun. [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Midnight Sun (NewMedia)
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren have written a scolding and public letter to President Trump for not having declared a national emergency pertaining to opioids in a timely way. After they wrote the letter, they each produced press releases announcing their actions. The letter says, in part: “We [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: MustRead Alaska (NewMedia)
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The little white pills causing so much trouble/AKC photo The small and insular world of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race was exploding Wednesday amid suggestions a saboteur might have been stalking the Nome finish line this March. There was no evidence to support such speculation, but the Facebook page of [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Craig Medred (NewMedia)
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The little white pills causing so much trouble/AKC photo The small and insular world of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race was exploding Wednesday amid suggestions a saboteur might have been stalking the Nome finish line this March. There was no evidence to support such speculation, but the Facebook page of [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Craig Medred (NewMedia)
A Canadian media scrum/Wikimedia Commons Commentary If you're reading this and you have a social media account of some sort, you hold the power to change the news. So if you think journalism is broken – and a lot of people do – get to work fixing it. The solution is only [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Source: Craig Medred (NewMedia)
A Canadian media scrum/Wikimedia Commons Commentary If you're reading this and you have a social media account of some sort, you hold the power to change the news. So if you think journalism is broken – and a lot of people do – get to work fixing it. The solution is only [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Source: Craig Medred (NewMedia)
Gov. Bill Walker has tapped a well-known politico from the Kenai Peninsula to head the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development. Walker's choice, Mike Navarre, owns Arby's franchises in Alaska, and he has a long history of advocating for a state income tax. Navarre, who served in the House of [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Source: MustRead Alaska (NewMedia)
Gov. Bill Walker has tapped a well-known politico from the Kenai Peninsula to head the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development. Walker's choice, Mike Navarre, owns Arby's franchises in Alaska, and he has a long history of advocating for a state income tax. Navarre, who served in the House of [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Source: MustRead Alaska (NewMedia)

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The Denver PostCompany seeks to build island off Alaska for Arctic drillingThe Denver PostThis undated illustration provided by Hilcorp Alaska Inc. shows a model of an artificial gravel island of the Liberty Project, a proposal to drill in Arctic waters from the artificial island. Alaska Natural Resources Commissioner Andy Mack [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Alaska
KTOOAlaska tribes and state of Alaska sign first-of-its kind child services compactKTOOGov. Bill Walker signs the Alaska Tribal Child Welfare Compact as Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson watches at the 2017 Alaska Federation of Natives convention on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2017. (Photo courtesy Office of Gov.Walker signs child [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Alaska
FAIRBANKS—Alaska Gov. Bill Walker signed a compact with Alaska tribes and tribal organizations Thursday that recognizes the authority of tribes to provide child welfare programs and services on behalf of the Alaska Office of Children's Services. [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
Alaska Public Radio NetworkAlaska and its tribes sign child services compactAlaska Public Radio NetworkGovernor Bill Walker signs the Alaska Tribal Child Welfare Compact at the 2017 Alaska Federation of Natives convention. Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson is on his right. (Photo courtesy of the office of Governor Bill [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Alaska
KTUU.comDebate surrounding Alaska's ANWR escalates ahead of amendment voteKTUU.comWASHINGTON (KTUU) - In a floor speech delivered Thursday morning, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski asked members to oppose an amendment that she says would "preemptively strike" the goal of the Energy Committee to raise $1 billion over the next 10 ...Senate votes [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Alaska
Fairbanks Daily News-MinerWolves are a defining part of the Alaska landscapeFairbanks Daily News-MinerBy late October, that animal roamed all the way to the Arctic Ocean in the Yukon Territory and made its way back to Alaska, where biologists found it starved to death (a common fate) near the Kanuti River. [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Alaska
Fairbanks Daily News-MinerWolves are a defining part of Alaska landscapeFairbanks Daily News-MinerBy late October, that animal roamed all the way to the Arctic Ocean in the Yukon Territory and made its way back to Alaska, where biologists found it starved to death (a common fate) near the Kanuti River. The [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Alaska
Albany Times UnionAlaska rescue group takes in alligator that outgrew bathtubAlbany Times UnionThis undated photo provided by the Wasilla, Alaska, Police Department shows a more than 4-foot-long (1.2-meter-long) alligator named Allie that couldn't live in a tub in a Wasilla home anymore. Rescue group Valley Aquatics took Allie in. Valley [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Alaska
SUP MagazineCold Snap: Exploring Alaska's Frozen Frontier By SUPSUP MagazineAlaska is nothing like Los Angeles. Let's start with the glaring contrast that only sharpens on our direct flight from Long Beach to Anchorage right onto the Alaska Railroad journey south to Seward. It's been a big winter and with the [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Alaska
Amarillo.comCompany seeks to build island off Alaska for Arctic drillingAmarillo.comThis undated illustration provided by Hilcorp Alaska Inc. shows a model of an artificial gravel island of the Liberty Project, a proposal to drill in Arctic waters from the artificial island. Alaska Natural Resources Commissioner Andy Mack says oil ...and more [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Alaska

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