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The Alaska Stalker – April 25, 2018

Jeff Landfield   April 25, 2018

Welcome to the first edition of The Alaska Stalker, a semi-regular lighthearted round up of the best and worst of Alaska’s social media landscape.

Three Candidates for Congress and Five Questions About Alaska’s Future

Kokayi Nosakhere   April 24, 2018

Alaska, with a population of less than one million people, receives, under the United States Constitution, one member in the House of Representatives. Since…

Sexual Assault in Rural Alaska from a non-Native Perspective

Jeff Landfield   April 23, 2018

I am writing this from the perspective of a white woman who has lived in rural western Alaska for five years. What I will...

The Sunday Minefield – April 22, 2018

Jeff Landfield   April 22, 2018

The legislature continues to meet in Juneau as they have, once again, failed to meet the voter mandated 90-day session limit. It appears progress…

Some Real Talk on SB 91 and Our Crime Problems

Jeff Landfield   April 20, 2018

Yesterday (4/19/2018) the Senate Finance Committee heard public testimony on Senate Bill (SB) 127, a bill that effectively repeals the unpopular crime reform bill…

Anchorage Assembly Certifies Election – Elects New Chair and Vice-Chair

Jeff Landfield   April 18, 2018

Last night the Anchorage Assembly voted to certify the recent Anchorage municipal election. It was the first vote-by-mail election conducted in Anchorage. The Municipal…

John Oliver Buys Russell Crowe Jockstrap, and Other Stuff, for Anchorage Blockbuster

Jeff Landfield   April 15, 2018

Tonight (4/15/2018), on his weekly Sunday show on HBO, Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, Oliver spent an entire segment on Alaska. Specifically, Blockbuster…

The Sunday Minefield – April 15, 2018

Jeff Landfield   April 15, 2018

Today (4/15/2018) marks the 90th day of the “90-day” legislative session! They have once again failed to finish in the voter mandated 90 days,…

Slush Cup 2018 – Alyeska Splash Down

Jeff Landfield   April 14, 2018

The annual Spring Carnival in Girdwood, Alaska took place this weekend. This event marks the end of ski season and traditionally ushers in the...

Many Legislators Who Complain About Over Spending Have no Room to Talk

Jeff Landfield   April 12, 2018

There has been a lot of talk about the budget lately. Many Republicans are upset because they say it is too big. Republicans in…

Geran Tarr Confuses Alaska with Arkansas – But Trust Her on Oil Taxes

Jeff Landfield   April 9, 2018

We all know the frustration that arises with mail from out of state. It’s not uncommon for someone to mistake AK for Arkansas instead…

The Landmine Writes About a Staffer, and a Staffer Literally Hits Back

Jeff Landfield   April 8, 2018

Last weekend I attended the annual legislative skits in Juneau for the first time. They were creative, entertaining, and extremely funny. Lots of people…

The Sunday Minefield – April 8, 2018

Jeff Landfield   April 8, 2018

I hope everyone enjoyed my April Fool’s video last week in which I announced my candidacy for lieutenant governor. Even though it was a…

Apparently Sparks Ignited in Alaska Too

Jeff Landfield   April 6, 2018

Earlier this week the Las Vegas Review Journal published an article titled “Woman says Las Vegas GOP campaign adviser made her…

Alaska Airlines Flight Literally “Comes in Hot” to Anchorage

Jeff Landfield   April 2, 2018

Last Thursday (3/29/2018) an evening Alaska Airlines flight from Juneau to Anchorage had a problem. At some point in the flight the cabin started…

Senator John Coghill is the One Person Preventing Bree’s Law from Passing the Senate

Butch Moore   April 2, 2018

House Bill (HB) 214, the bill to officially name the "dating violence" part of the Alaska Safe Children’s Act as Bree's Law, has more...

The Sunday Minefield – April 1, 2018

Jeff Landfield   April 1, 2018

It has been over five months since I started the Alaska Landmine. In this short time I have quickly realized just how bad things…

Broken Trust – Whose Interests do Our Legislators Represent

Jeff Landfield   March 26, 2018

I am willing to bet you have not heard of House Bill (HB) 208. It is not an exciting or high profile bill. In…

A Special Video Report – Update on the Taj MaHawker

Jeff Landfield   March 26, 2018

Remember the downtown Anchorage LIO debacle known as the Taj MaHawker? There has been an interesting development ...

The Sunday Minefield – March 25, 2018

Jeff Landfield   March 25, 2018

Another busy week in Juneau. As the voter mandated “90-day” session limit approaches, tensions are rising in the Capitol. The house is dealing with…
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