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HEAD SHAVING Janet Weiss, president of BP Alaska, will shave her head on Saturday. She promised employees she would if they stemmed the decline and held Prudhoe Bay oil production flat in 2017. And they did. Weiss has been regional president since 2013, succeeding John Minge. DISTRICT 40 CANDIDATES – A NO-GO? The [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: MustRead Alaska (NewMedia)
It might be back to the drawing board for Democrats while Republican's replacement is expected to sail through. The post Friday in the Sun (Jan. 19): The ‘Not super thrilled' about the HD40 replacements edition appeared first on The Midnight Sun. [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: Midnight Sun (NewMedia)
Mortal Lessons: Notes On The Art Of Surgery, by Richard Selzer, Yale University surgeon. An excerpt from one of his collection of essays: “Our garbage is collected early in the morning. Sometimes the bang of the cans and the grind of the city trucks awaken us before our time. We are [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: MustRead Alaska (NewMedia)
In a tortured speech that focused on his well-worn quest for income taxes, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker went from breathless to scolding, to theatrically angry. And then he went back to breathless and ended with a thank you after 52 minutes. It was the annual State of the State address, a minefield [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: MustRead Alaska (NewMedia)
As legislators complain about Walker's plan to cut per diem and pay, Walker says the process is broken. The post AKLEG Recap: Walker demands legislators pass a budget on time in Day Three's State of the State address appeared first on The Midnight Sun. [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: Midnight Sun (NewMedia)
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The flow chart for Alaska Dispatch News finances/Federal Bankruptcy Court The carcass of the now dead Alaska Dispatch News was dragged back into federal Bankruptcy Court Thursday with the wolves of the law sniffing still edible meat on the bones of what is now being called the “Rogoff Entities.” Former News owner [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: Craig Medred (NewMedia)
In a politically charged move announced at the onset of the legislative session, the Joint Legislative Ethics Committee decided to remove one of its members. Rep. David Eastman may be kicked out of the Legislative Ethics Committee for the remainder of the year because he divulged the content of complaint to [...]
Thu, Jan 18, 2018
Source: MustRead Alaska (NewMedia)
The speech is set to begin at 7 p.m. in front of a joint session of the House and Senate. The post Watch: Gov. Bill Walker's final State of the State of his term appeared first on The Midnight Sun. [...]
Thu, Jan 18, 2018
Source: Midnight Sun (NewMedia)
More than 150 cars have been reported stolen in Anchorage since Jan. 1, 2018. This map shows where those reports came from. Saliloimanatu Toilolo is back on the street again, released by a court order this week. On Oct. 26, she was apprehended by Anchorage police in a stolen silver 2003 Cadillac [...]
Thu, Jan 18, 2018
Source: MustRead Alaska (NewMedia)
Republican Charlie Huggins has suspended his campaign for governor, the former Wasilla senator announced on Facebook Wednesday night. Huggins said he entered the race confident... The post Former Sen. Charlie Huggins suspends campaign for governor appeared first on The Midnight Sun. [...]
Thu, Jan 18, 2018
Source: Midnight Sun (NewMedia)

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U.S. News & World ReportAlaska Native Group Slams Planned Shamanism EventU.S. News & World ReportAn Alaska Native group is speaking out against a shamanism retreat as an event it says commercializes and exploits the spiritual practices of indigenous people. Jan. 19, 2018, at 4:55 p.m.. Alaska Native Group Slams Planned [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: Alaska
Fox NewsAlaska Native group slams planned shamanism eventFox NewsFoundation founder Brant Secunda and other representatives of the Soquel, California-based foundation, did not immediately respond to requests from The Associated Press for comment. Peter Silberschatz of California-based Travel Works, said he has ...and more [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska Native group is speaking out against a shamanism retreat as an event it says commercializes and exploits the spiritual healing practices of indigenous people. [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
Alaska Public Radio NetworkCauses of Alaska's high healthcare costsAlaska Public Radio NetworkOn this show, we are continuing our month-long series on healthcare by examining the causes for the difference between healthcare costs in the United States, and Alaska's healthcare costs, which have been shown to be the highest of any [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: Alaska
HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by three this week to 936. [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
Alaska Unemployment Rate Inches up in DecemberU.S. News & World ReportJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's unemployment rate crept up to 7.3 percent last month, its highest level since March 2012. According to state and federal labor statistics, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate had held steady, at 7.2 percent, from ... [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's unemployment rate crept up to 7.3 percent last month, its highest level since March 2012. [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
Red BullMichelle Parker and Chris Davenport Ski Virgin Glacial Lines Deep in AlaskaRed BullI first skied in the Alaska Range in 2012 with Chris Davenport and John and Jim Morrison. It was a wild, eye-opening experience on several levels. It was my first time skiing in this range and it [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: Alaska
Seattle TimesUnseasonable warmth creates hazards in rugged rural AlaskaSeattle TimesTo the south, the soggy trails complicated travel for many recently wanting to visit relatives and friends in other villages to celebrate Slaviq — a hybrid Russian Orthodox Christmas and Alaska Native spiritual tradition that developed generations ago ...Winter is off [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Winter is off to a late start in parts of the nation's largest — and usually coldest — state. [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: Fairbanks News Miner

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