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    Alaskans to receive $1,000 PFDs in July

    Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced May 20 that the Permanent Fund Dividend Division will begin distribution of the 2020 PFD to all eligible Alaskans on...

    Anchorage mayor calls for COVID inspired art to share with community

    Based on his comments at the May 19 Anchorage Assembly meeting, Mayor Ethan Berkowitz seems determined to keep his health orders in place for...

    Anchorage mayor breaks with governor’s plan to reopen state on Friday

    While Gov. Mike Dunleavy is set to remove all health mandates on businesses, churches and cultural entities by May 22, Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz...

    Governor: ‘Now is the time’ to reopen Alaska

    The time has come to move away from fear and hiding from COVID-19 and towards widespread but careful opening of Alaska’s businesses, churches and...

    Pope names an archbishop for newly formed Archdiocese of Anchorage-Juneau

    Pope Francis has named Juneau Bishop Andrew Bellisario as archbishop of the newly founded Archdiocese of Anchorage-Juneau. The announcement was made on May 19. In...

    Governor: Alaska ‘headed towards a much bigger opening’

    Governor Mike Dunleavy indicated that most health mandates will be lifted and/or substantially eased this week as the number of COVID-19 infection and hospitalizations...

    PBS spends taxpayer funds to promote LGBT propaganda series

    The home of Big Bird, Mr. Rogers Neighborhood and other family favorites is turning its attention to promoting LGBTQ life in the Deep South. “Prideland”...

    Movie on conservative black Supreme Court justice airs tonight across Alaska

    One of the most influential black Americans is rarely mentioned by the mainstream media. Tonight (May 18), however, the recent movie about conservative U.S....

    Alaska right to reject vulnerable mail-in-only voting

    Lieutenant Gov. Kevin Meyer is right to reject pressure to enact a mail-in-only voting system for Alaska during COVID-19. Despite assurances that widespread mail-in...

    COVID won’t stop Alaska from holding traditional primary election

    Alaska Lieut. Governor Kevin Meyer said Alaska will conduct the August primary election in the traditional manner, with all options available for Alaskan voters....

    California churches to defy state’s violation of First Amendment rights

    Hundreds of California pastors plan to defy Gov. Gavin Newsom’s executive orders relegating religious gatherings as nonessential. An open letter from pastors to the governor...

    COVID on the mind: Americans fixated on virus talk

    Worried eyes peered from behind scores of masked shoppers standing outside the Anchorage Costco on Debarr Road this past week. Standing six feet apart...

    Recall Dunleavy activists mail out 20,000 petition booklets

    The effort to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy sprung back into action following the Alaska Supreme Court ruling on May 8 which dismissed state challenges...

    Alaska parents fear dangers of increased screen time amid COVID-19

    Despite many more hours of free time, warming spring temperatures and increased sunshine, Alaska kids are getting less physical activity and spending more time...

    Some Alaskans are getting back to work, but unemployment remains high

    Tens of thousands of Alaskans continue to be out of work, but those seeking or receiving unemployment insurance is beginning to tick down since...

    Just the facts: COVID health impact in Alaska has dramatically fallen

    The past month has seen a steep decline in the use of medical resources and overall active cases of COVID-19 in Alaska. On May...

    Alaska attorney general urges COVID-19 legal protections as economy reopens

    Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson has joined a 21-state coalition in a letter urging Congress to enact liability protections to help mitigate the threat of frivolous COVID-19...

    State nixes emergency reg allowing weed shipments to rural Alaska

    Citing a conflict with federal law, the State of Alaska reversed its emergency regulation allowing for commercial transport of marijuana to rural communities during...

    Alaska joins 18-states asking Congress to investigate China’s role in pandemic

    Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson joined an 18-state coalition urging Congress to investigate the Chinese government’s role in covering up the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter...

    Americans retreating from social distancing

    A growing number of Americans – especially Republicans and Independents – are beginning to venture back into social gatherings and public events, according to...

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