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APOC Recommends Dismissal of Complaint Against Alaska Democrats

Jeff Landfield   December 3, 2017

In late October, Forrest McDonald filed a complaint to the Alaska Public Offices Commission (APOC) against the Alaska Democratic Party. McDonald alleged that the…

The Sunday Minefield – December 3, 2017

Jeff Landfield   December 3, 2017

Despite the end of the 4th legislative special session, it’s been a busy week in Alaska politics. The most exciting news by far was…

The Actual Alaska LNG Gasline Deal With China

Jeff Landfield   November 29, 2017

The State of Alaska, along with the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) recently signed a gasline deal with a Chinese oil and gas company,…

Alaska Republican Party Chairman Nominates New Vice-Chair

Jeff Landfield   November 27, 2017

Alaska Republican Party (ARP) Chairman Tuckerman Babcock has named a replacement for the party’s vice-chair. Babcock has recommended Jon Faulkner of Homer. Faulkner is…

Governor Walker Secretly Signs SB 54 Into Law

Jeff Landfield   November 26, 2017

Multiple sources have confirmed that Governor Bill Walker secretly signed Senate Bill (SB) 54 into law on Sunday. It goes into effect at midnight….

The Sunday Minefield – November 26, 2017

Jeff Landfield   November 26, 2017

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Now that the holiday weekend is at its end, I hope you enjoy this week’s Sunday Minefield. The…

Director of Alaska Pretrial Services Has Interesting Past

Jeff Landfield   November 20, 2017

Geri Fox was hired as director of Pretrial Services by the Alaska Department of Corrections in August 2016. She was hired for the important…

The Sunday Minefield – November 19, 2017

Jeff Landfield   November 19, 2017

Well, it has been a very busy week in Anchorage. When I started the Sunday Minefield (way back in October) my biggest concern was…

Brian Kraft to Withdraw From Stand for Salmon Ballot Initiative

Jeff Landfield   November 15, 2017

One of the main sponsors of the Stand for Salmon ballot initiative, Brian Kraft, said he has begun the process of removing his name…

The Sunday Minefield – November 12, 2017

Jeff Landfield   November 12, 2017

The Alaska Senate voted 11-9 on Friday to concur with the Alaska House’s changes to Senate Bill (SB) 54, the crime reform bill. Word…

Local Reporter Exposes Sen. David Wilson’s Sexual Harassment Cover-Up

Jeff Landfield   November 10, 2017

The lies and cover-up surrounding Senator David Wilson’s (R – Wasilla) harassing of a female staffer are falling apart. Reporter Liz Raines of KTVA, who…

Up-Skirt Cover-Up

Jeff Landfield   November 6, 2017

Recently, I filed a public records request for security footage from the Capitol building in Juneau of Senator David Wilson (R- Wasilla) allegedly putting…

The Sunday Minefield – November 5, 2017

Jeff Landfield   November 5, 2017

As the AK State Legislature’s 4th special session of the year drags on, crime continues to dominate the agenda in the House. The crime…

Skirtgate Public Records Request

Jeff Landfield   October 31, 2017

In the first Sunday Minefield column on October 22, 2017 I reported allegations that Senator David Wilson (R- Wasilla) put his cell phone under…

Sexual Harassment in Juneau

Jeff Landfield   October 30, 2017

Since writing about the behaviors of certain legislators harassing female staffers, I have learned a lot. I have heard about this before but I…

The Sunday Minefield – October 29, 2017

Jeff Landfield   October 30, 2017

The Alaska Legislature started their 4th special session on Monday. It has been dominated by crime. As usual, the characters in this tragic comedy…

The Sunday Minefield – October 22, 2017

Jeff Landfield   October 27, 2017

Welcome to the inaugural installment of The Sunday Minefield, The Alaska Landmine’s weekly rundown column. I look forward to delivering the political news…

Announcing the Alaska Landmine!

Jeff Landfield   October 19, 2017

Explosive news, folks! Make sure to watch until the end - you won't be sorry. And here's to the start of something awesome, The...
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