The Sunday Minefield – March 4, 2018
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This has been a busy week, more so for Anchorage than Juneau. The Anchorage mayoral race is heating up, Fur Rondy is underway, the Iditarod started, and the Anchorage Caucus met on Saturday at UAA. The Legislature It’s no secret … Read More

Senator Wielechowski Goes Rogue on PFD Bill
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Senator Bill Wielechowski (D – Anchorage) made a bold move today during a senate floor session. He motioned for the senate to vote to move his bill, Senate Joint Resolution (SJR) 1, out of the Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill, … Read More

Somebody is Polling the Governor’s Race
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Yesterday I got a call from an Alaska phone number asking if I was registered to vote in Alaska and if I was interested in doing a political survey. She did not know she was talking to Jeff Landfield. The … Read More

The Sunday Minefield – February 25, 2018
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Week six of the legislative session has been rather normal compared to the previous five weeks, but still pretty bizarre when compared to previous sessions. And, with the vacant senate and house seats now filled, we are almost back to … Read More

Julia O’Malley Lands a Whopper in the New York Times
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On February 20, the New York Times published a bizarre article by Anchorage columnist Julia O’Malley titled “Finding Produce in Alaska’s Long Winter Takes Wiles and Luck.” The article claims that Anchorage residents suffer from chronic food shortages and must resort to desperate Soviet-bloc-style measures to find produce… Read More

The Sunday Minefield – February 18, 2018
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Each week of the legislative session gets stranger and stranger. Week five is no exception. Between the Senate Seat E debacle and a resolution about porn, the characters in Juneau never fail to provide the kind of content Landmine readers … Read More

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