Snow globe: Is it time to call in the National Guard?
Also, lots of political moves in the past 48 hours from State House to Congress
Good morning from Somewhere in Alaska!
Snow here, snow there, now rain and wind heading everywhere
There will be no Anchorage school today, due to the city getting hammered with a record amount of snow in just over a week. It’s remote learning time again, and you know what that means — kids fall behind when schedules turn to chaos.
The neighborhoods are impassable and people are literally snowed in at their homes, with wet, windy weather on the way.
Is it time to call out the National Guard to help clear snow, Gov. Dunleavy?
Over 1,400 customers were without power on Tuesday night, and 1,500 on Wednesday morning. Anchorage residents should be ready for more power outages, as gusty winds in the Anchorage area and the Mat-Su will add stress to snow-laden trees and power lines. Winds increase Wednesday morning, with wind gusts forecast to be strongest (25 mph) on the Anchorage Hillside.
We’re starting to see a life-threatening situation if people can’t get to dialysis or chemotherapy appointments, or cannot even make it to the pharmacy for life-saving drugs.
What is it going to take to call in reinforcements?
Lt. Gov. Nancy Dahlstrom launches campaign for Congress
There is a Republican in the race, but Nancy believes she is the one who can knock off the widow Peltola, who is the hardline Democrat representing Alaska in D.C.
Carpenter will take on liberal-leaning, union-backed Sen. Jesse Bjorkman, who is serving his first term for the red Kenai. Hillyer has never run for office before, but has an incredible military resume.
Alaska’s leading think tank hired Wilson, who used to run Americans for Prosperity, and who has run and advised many campaigns. The twist to the story is THIS.
It’s one grant of many around the country providing corporate welfare in places where Starlink is already in service for cheap. But Mary likes to spend.
States also are offering these cops another benefit: No Chicago. How is it going?
The target was Kamchatka, but it’s curious timing in that Russia just pulled out of the nuclear test treaty.
Incumbents did well in this very unique community in Southeast Alaska.
He was sworn in by House Speaker Cathy Tilton, replacing Rep. Josiah Patkotak, now mayor of North Slope Borough.
Passing: George Houston, Crimson Bears basketball legend
The longtime coach of Juneau-Douglas High School’s Crimson Bears has passed at the age of 72. George Houston took over from Coach Jim Hamey in the early 1990s, and coached the team to 279 victories during his 14 years as head coach.
He was just a kid, but his principal suspended him and forbade him from attending anymore football games after he had too much eye black across his cheeks, just like the guys on the teams do these days.
The policy of paying women to travel out of state for abortion is way out of the lane for the military, these senators say.
Question of the week
This day in history
Nov. 15, 1988, The Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) declared the creation of the state while in exile in Algiers, Algeria. The declaration designated eastern Jerusalem as the state's capital. Today, almost 70% of all UN members state recognize it as an independent country.
We can balance stewardship and responsible development.
And in fact, the Assembly is damaging the entire community in its drive to destroy the mayor.
Part 2 of the problem with assessments of Haines properties.
The document mentions God four times — and there’s a reason that the nation was designed for a faithful nation.
How many sexual deviants slipped through the cracks? This one case is enough to send chills down your spine.
A story about how one young man got recruited into the Marines, and how he will never regret it.
Vote by Mail is not all it is cracked up to be. It doesn’t improve turnout and it is extraordinarily expensive.
The Trump administration had throttled back aid to the gangsters of Gaza, but Biden has reversed that policy. Some important history.
Miller Brewing. Kohl’s. SC Johnson. These companies and others went woke ahead of the facts of the George Floyd death, but they’re mute now over the terror campaign by Hamas. Let’s take a look at the hypocrisy.
Alaska oil: $85.05
Henry Hub gas: $3.11
Alaska North Slope Production: 462,329
Permanent Fund (principal and earnings reserve): $75,731,300,000
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