Anchorage Assembly testimony does not reflect our city
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In recent days, I have tuned in to watch the Anchorage Assembly meetings on YouTube. The endless stream of testimony and disruptions from anti-maskers and anti-vaxxers is shocking, childish, ugly, and most of all, extremely one-sided. I was born in Anchorage…… Read More

The Sunday Minefield – October 3, 2021
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It’s October! Holiday season is just around the corner. Unfortunately, there was little in the way of good news this week in Anchorage. Two nights of public testimony at the Anchorage Assembly over a proposed mask mandate turned into bedlam. … Read More

The Alaska Stalker – October 2, 2021
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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 enjoy the Alaska Stalker, please consider supporting working moms like me by sending in…… Read More

Photos: Frustration and fury at the Anchorage Assembly
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On September 28 and 29, the Anchorage Assembly met to discuss AO 2021-91, the controversial “mask mandate.” On both nights, the Assembly chambers were filled almost entirely with unmasked individuals protesting the proposed mandate. The mood in the room was … Read More

Surviving COVID-19: Roger Helvie’s story
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Roger, my father, is 59 years old and has been married to my mom, Jodi, for 35 years. He served in the Air Force for 20 years and transitioned to civilian telecommunications work in Soldotna in the early 2000s. He … Read More

The Sunday Minefield – September 26, 2021
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I apologize for the Sunday Minefield being the Monday Minefield this week. I was in Seattle with my friend and Landmine co-owner Paxson Woelber for the weekend and was exhausted when I got back on Sunday evening. Never let those Alaska … Read More

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