Snowmergency: The week comes in a flurry
Anchorage municipality, schools, buses closed as third blast of snow hits hard
Good morning from Somewhere in Alaska!
This too shall pass
It’s a challenge to get around in Southcentral, what with all the historic snowfall and downed trees, not to mention the overly confident drivers and knuckleheads. It might be a good day to make some progress on your roof, too. Remember last year?
It is a gorgeous morning in Juneau, however …
Utqiagvik turns the corner to the Big Dark
This is the week that Utqiagvik, America’s farthest north community, says goodbye to sunlight for the winter, as the sun drops down below the horizon on Nov. 19 and stays down until Jan. 23.
Olson was one of the four horsemen during his time in the Legislature. He was a good friend of Must Read Alaska and a conservative.
This could have an impact on Anchorage, where the Assembly banned “conversion therapy” without exactly defining it.
Will she peel off votes from Joe Biden? With his decision on Willow, he may have lost the green vote.
What are the new tax brackets for you for 2024? Check it out before the year ends.
What’s a $94 million deficit between friends? The largest raises in a decade for Anchorage school employees was just agreed to by the district. Teachers must ratify.
Security, seen and unseen, marked the 18th annual Alaska Jewish Cultural Gala in Anchorage on Saturday night.
Question of the week
He dropped into the race in May, and out in November, but his campaign staff was not in the loop.
Qualifying for the Fourth Republican debate
To qualify for the fourth debate, candidates must get at least 6% in two approved national polls, or 6% in one poll from two separate early-voting states: Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina, according to the Republican National Committee. Participants also need to show at least 80,000 unique donors, with at least 200 unique donors per state or territory, in 20 or more states. Candidates have until 48 hours before the debate to satisfy the requirements.
Quote of the day ~ Leftist edition
“The new shibboleth of the Trumpist right is the term "lawfare" which they are claiming the prosecutions against his January 6 sedition are. He fully intends to commit illegal acts of violence if re-elected. He must be stopped.” ~ Anchorage Assembly Chairman Chris Constant
“If there was a God, this is proof there isn’t” ~ Megan Rapinoe after getting injured and leaving the game early.
This day in history
Nov. 13, 2015, a cell of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) committed terrorist attacks across Paris, killing 131 and injuring over 400. It was the deadliest day in France since World War II, and the deadliest ISIL operation in Europe at that point.
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.
We went from the Greatest Generation to Generation Blubber in one century. Our enemies can see what has happened. This is worrisome by any measure.
Alaska oil: $82.60
Henry Hub gas: $3.04
Alaska North Slope Production: 470,060
Permanent Fund (principal and earnings reserve): $75,791,600,000
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