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As loose as it gets: Sharon Jackson has deputy clerk at Court House swear her in

Jeff Landfield   January 16, 2019

In the middle of negotiations in the House about the selection a Speaker pro tempore, and getting Sharon Jackson confirmed for House District 13, Jackson went rogue and had a deputy clerk swear her in at the Court House across from the Capitol. Well, kind of. According to Nancy Meade, General Counsel for the Alaska Court System, “A court…

The Loose Units of 2018 – Vote for who will be the winner!

Jeff Landfield   January 2, 2019

2018 was one hell of a year for Alaska politics. Between the continued chaos during the legislative session, the sheer number of new people…

Dunleavy administration fails to respond to records request in required time frame

Jeff Landfield   December 26, 2018

On December 5, 2018 I sent two separate records request to the Department of Administration. One was sent to the new Commissioner, Jonathan Quick….

The Alaska Stalker – December 19, 2018

Alaska Stalker   December 19, 2018

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Alaska Stalker, a lighthearted round up of the best and worst of Alaska’s social media landscape. Have...

Brown Jug sends letter to Mayor Berkowitz supporting proposed alcohol tax

Jeff Landfield   December 13, 2018

In a surprising move, Brown Jug’s parent company, Alcanna, sent a letter to Mayor Ethan Berkowitz supporting the proposed alcohol tax. Anchorage Assembly members…

The Alaska Stalker – December 12, 2018

Alaska Stalker   December 12, 2018

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Alaska Stalker, a lighthearted round up of the best and worst of Alaska’s social media landscape. Have...

Eagle River Republicans get loose – break their own rules to replace Saddler

Jeff Landfield   December 10, 2018

By now you have probably heard about the loose situation in Eagle River. Last week, Governor Mike Dunleavy appointed newly elected Republican Representative Nancy…

Dunleavy administration removed Walker’s proposed 2020 budget documents – here they are

Jeff Landfield   December 6, 2018

The Dunleavy administration has removed all of the proposed FY 2020 budget documents that the former Walker administration proposed. The Office of Management and…

Anchorage earthquake memes “fly off the shelves”

Landmine Staff   December 1, 2018

Before the snow and dust had settled, rattled Anchorageites jumped online to share their earthquake experiences in dramatic stories, photos, and of course, dank…

Anchorage Earthquake Aftermath (Special Video Report)

Jeff Landfield   November 30, 2018

Today, Alaska experienced a major 7.0 earthquake at around 8:30 am. We went around Anchorage to assess and document some of the aftermath of…

Live Updates: Magnitude 7.0 earthquake hits Anchorage

Landmine Staff   November 30, 2018

Final update, 3:14pm Map from the Alaska Earthquake Center, showing great disparities in the amount of shaking felt throughout Anchorage.

The Alaska Stalker – November 28, 2018

Alaska Stalker   November 28, 2018

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Alaska Stalker, a lighthearted round up of the best and worst of Alaska’s social media landscape.

The Alaska Stalker – November 20, 2018

Alaska Stalker   November 21, 2018

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Alaska Stalker, a lighthearted round up of the best and worst of Alaska’s social media landscape.

Appliers Beware: Dunleavy website uses private company with questionable privacy policy

Jeff Landfield   November 20, 2018

Ever heard of ClearCompany? Me either. This is the company that the Dunleavy administration’s transition website is using to manage the data of people who…

Playing Politics with Prosecutors

Jeff Landfield   November 18, 2018

On Friday, all exempt (EX) and partially exempt (PX) state employees (employees not in a union) received an email from Tuckerman Babcock requesting their…

Republicans form Majority in the State Senate

Jeff Landfield   November 18, 2018

Republicans in the State Senate have organized a majority. In a press release, they announced their majority will consist of all 13 senate Republicans….
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