Dispatches from Juneau: The State of the State
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I’ve been confused five or six times now for a legislative staffer, to whom I apparently bear a striking resemblance. It’s happened in various bars, in the elevator, and even by mine own boss, who called me by said staffer’s … Read More

The Sunday Minefield – January 22, 2023
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The first session of the 33rd Alaska Legislature got underway in Juneau on Tuesday. All but one of Alaska’s 60 legislators were sworn in. Senator Mike Shower (R – Alaska) has been absent all week and has not provided an … Read More

The Alaska Stalker – January 22, 2023
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Welcome to this edition of the Alaska Stalker, a lighthearted round up of the best and worst of Alaska’s social media landscape. If you enjoy the Alaska Stalker, please consider supporting working moms like me by sending in..… Read More

Dispatches from Juneau: Tying one on in the capital city
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If you’ve lived in Alaska for any length of time, you’ll be familiar with those bumper stickers for Homer, “A Quaint Drinking Town With A Fishing Problem.” A similar slogan could be written about Juneau: “It’s a small drinking town, with a serious legislating…… Read More

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