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    Protests loom as Anchorage mayor imposes new round of COVID restrictions

    As of Aug. 3, all indoor gatherings in Anchorage, including religious services, are restricted to 15 people or fewer. The new emergency order was...

    Southeast university imposes mask mandates, wants violators reported

    The University of Alaska Southeast, which has campuses in Juneau, Sitka and Ketchikan will impose mask mandates for all students, staff and visitors as...

    Alaska Attorney General supports high school coach’s right to pray on field

    Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson joined 21 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief to the Ninth Circuit in support of a Washington state...

    Anchorage postpones debate on ban against helping minors with unwanted same-sex attraction

    In an effort to allow greater public input over another hot-button social item the Anchorage Assembly unanimously voted to postpone debate over a proposal...

    Legal fight possible if Anchorage bans counseling for unwanted same-sex attraction

    A leading national attorney warned of legal challenges if the Anchorage Assembly presses ahead with a proposed ban on counseling that aims to help...

    Workshop looks to help Anchorage defend parental rights in face of proposed LGBT ordinance

    The day before the Anchorage Assembly takes up debate over an ordinance to outlaw counseling for minors with unwanted same-sex attraction, a conference will...

    Seward considers extending COVID mandates for camping, group sizes and masks

    Seward residents have been living under an extensive list of COVID-19 mandates. On Monday, July 27, the Seward City Council will consider extending emergency...

    Municipal Attorney: Anchorage mayor’s new order doesn’t apply to churches

    In imposing his latest COVID-19 mandate Mayor Ethan Berkowitz’s emergency order made no mention of religious entities. According to July 24 email Municipal Attorney...

    Mayor’s latest emergency order again treats Anchorage churches as non-essential

    Update from editor: While the actual text of Mayor Berkowitz's latest emergency order makes no mention of churches or religious exemptions, his legal department...

    Mask mandate imposed on Juneau residents

    Residents of Alaska’s capital city and surrounding borough are now required to wear face masks when gathered in indoor public settings or communal spaces...

    Anchorage Assembly hones plan to ban help for kids with unwanted same-sex attraction

    The three openly gay Anchorage Assembly members are carefully preparing for the July 28 Assembly meeting in which they will try to pass an...

    Monday: Juneau residents invited to weigh in on mask mandate & racism review board

    Juneau residents have a chance to share their thoughts on two important ordinances under consideration by the Juneau Assembly. On Monday, July 20, they will...

    Alaska Attorney General pushes for graphic warnings on cigarette packs

    Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson joined a coalition of 25 attorneys general from across the country in a brief supporting federal regulations mandating graphic...

    Finding offense with the perpetually offended

    There is an apt phrase seen on bumper-stickers: “Tolerance has become Intolerable.” The culture of victimization has T-boned its way into our lives. There are...

    Alaska Pioneer Homes to allow limited family visits for struggling seniors

    Elderly Alaskans living in Alaska Pioneer Homes have been deprived of seeing family and friends since March due to COVID-19 concerns. This is changing...

    Berkowitz wants a social justice warrior to enforce ‘equity agenda’ on Anchorage

    Mayor Ethan Berkowitz wants the Anchorage Assembly to approve a $180,000-a-year Chief Equity Officer to monitor, track and enforce his so-called “equity agenda” on...

    Mob rule in America – 1838 and 2020

    “Their’s was the task … to uprear … a political edifice of liberty and equal rights; ‘tis ours … to transmit these …...

    Will Kenai Peninsula become a 2nd Amendment sanctuary? Debate starts tonight

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly will hold a public hearing on July 7 to consider an ordinance that would establish the area as a...

    Alaskans exhibit independent grit in citizen led July 4th celebrations

    Private citizens in communities across Alaska came together to celebrate Independence Day on July 4th. From water parades on Nancy Lake and Big Lake to...

    Private citizens organize July 4th celebrations across Alaska

    While towns across Alaska have cancelled government-sponsored 4th of July celebrations, several communities are holding citizen-organized celebrations of Independence Day. Below is a rundown...

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