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Gene Peltola, husband of Rep. Mary Peltola, is trying to get a piece of Alaska’s emerging carbon market

Jeff Landfield   January 25, 2023

Governor Mike Dunleavy (R - Alaska), who was re-elected in November, has made selling carbon credits as a means to raise new state revenue a main...

How the Bush Caucus gave Republicans control of the State House

Jeff Landfield   January 22, 2023

In a shocking vote the day after the start of the legislative session, Representative Cathy Tilton (R – Wasilla) was elected Speaker of the...

The Alaska Stalker – January 22, 2023

The Alaska Stalker   January 22, 2023

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...

Dispatches from Juneau: Tying one on in the capital city

Jacob Hersh   January 21, 2023

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...

Brad Keithley’s chart of the week: Comparing actions to words – Is Governor Dunleavy really serious about protecting the PFD

Brad Keithley   January 20, 2023

In his December news conference announcing his proposed FY24 budget, Governor Mike Dunleavy...

Rep. Cathy Tilton elected Speaker of the House, majority still undefined

Jeff Landfield   January 18, 2023

In a 26-14 vote this morning, Representative Cathy Tilton (R - Wasilla) was elected Speaker of the House. The initial vote was 28-12 but...

Dispatches from Juneau: Day 1 of the legislative session

Jacob Hersh   January 18, 2023

The rainy cold does little to dampen the overwhelming sense of urgency in Alaska’s capital city. My Monday flight to Juneau is packed with...

On first day of session the Senate has officially organized, House still in limbo

Jeff Landfield   January 17, 2023

On the first day of the 33rd Alaska Legislature, the State Senate smoothly and flawlessly organized their large super majority. Comprised of 17-members...

Ask a Cat: Pets, TikTok, and an unwanted kiss

Cat   January 16, 2023

Ask a cat is new advice column featured in the Alaska Landmine. Have a question for the Cat? Email askacat@alaskalandmine.com to get the answers…

The Sunday Minefield – January 15, 2023

Jeff Landfield   January 15, 2023

I spent four days on the Big Island this week before the start of session. And let me tell you it was amazing! I…

Brad Keithley’s chart of the week: It’s a trap

Brad Keithley   January 13, 2023

Those of a certain age will recall the famous line uttered in 1983’s Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, when, while attempting…

Ask a Cat: Cheating, coworkers, and love

Cat   January 9, 2023

Ask a cat is new advice column featured in the Alaska Landmine. Have a question for the Cat? Email askacat@alaskalandmine.com to get the answers…

The Sunday Minefield – January 8, 2023

Jeff Landfield   January 8, 2023

The start of the 33rd Alaska Legislature is nine days away! Legislators and staff are already making their way to Juneau. The Alaska House…

The Alaska Stalker – January 7, 2023

The Alaska Stalker   January 7, 2023

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...

Brad Keithley’s chart of the week: Everyone knows what the answer is, so why aren’t we doing it

Brad Keithley   January 6, 2023

There have been two constants in the last three 10-year plans produced by the administration of Governor Mike Dunleavy (R - Alaska) preceding...

Republicans Mike Shower and Shelley Hughes tried multiple times to organize majority with Senate Democrats

Jeff Landfield   January 5, 2023

Senator Mike Shower (R - Wasilla) and Senator Shelley Hughes (R - Palmer) are not happy they were left out...
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