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Now that President Barack Obama has taken his traveling dog and pony show back to Washington, D.C., we are left wonder why he did not see more of Alaska, although we suspect that did not fit in with his agenda. Going to Kotzebue and Kivalina and Seward and the Exit Glacier was a nifty start, […]



Michael Ramirez is a two-time American Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist.

In Dillingham, President Obama Yup’ik dances and talks up wild Alaska salmon

By Lisa Demer, ADN DILLINGHAM — After days of postcard-perfect Alaska weather, President Barack Obama arrived on a rainy morning in the fishing town of Dillingham, where hundreds of cheering, clapping residents ignored the drizzle and lined the streets to catch a glimpse of him. Read More:

Economist: ConocoPhillips Alaska job cuts will hurt, but it could be worse

By Sean Doogan, ADN ANCHORAGE – The announcement this week by ConocoPhillips that it may cut about 120 jobs in Alaska is bad news for the economy, but a state labor department official said Wednesday the damage could have been worse. Read More:

Alaska lawmakers meet on Medicaid challenge but don’t drop lawsuit

By Nathaniel Herz, ADN ANCHORAGE – The legislative committee that voted to sue Alaska Gov. Bill Walker over Medicaid expansion met Wednesday but took no action and offered no indication it would back away from its lawsuit — even after two unfavorable rulings from state courts. Read More:

Third suspect arrested in connection with fatal shooting of Anchorage teen

By Tulsi Patil, Channel 2 News ANCHORAGE – A third man was arrested and charged in connection with the death of an Anchorage teen Aug. 23, Anchorage Police wrote in a press release Wednesday. Read More:

Man crashes into Muldoon post office twice leaving hole in wall

By Tulsi Patil, Channel 2 News ANCHORAGE – A 70-year-old man smashed into the side of the Muldoon post office Tuesday evening, punching a gaping hole in the wall, Anchorage Police spokeswoman Jennifer Castro wrote in an email to Channel 2 News. Read More:

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