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CNN’s town hall

If you think, for even a moment, that the horrific school shooting in Parkland, Fla., that left 17 people dead would spur a rational, intelligent conversation about what can be done to ensure it never happens again, think again. One only need to watch CNN’s “town hall’ on guns to see the error of your […]

Sketchier and sketchier

The proposed $1 billion sale of Anchorage’s Municipal Light & Power to Chugach Electric – negotiated in secret, so far – is getting sketchier by the day. While Anchorage voters in the April 3 election will be asked to decide whether to allow the city to go forward with negotiations for the sale, it turns […]

Can it be resolved?

Since last week’s deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 students dead, at least five people – some of them high school students – have been arrested across the country for threatening to carry out similar attacks. Why is it happening? Is our society disintegrating before our very eyes? There are […]

Hypocrites at the movies

There simply cannot be a more graphic example of hypocrisy than Hollywood stars and others on the left lining up for inane attacks on Republicans and the National Rifle Association after the horrific shootings at a Florida high school. Their goal, of course, is to defeat Republicans at the polls and force more gun control […]

Gun hysteria

The news media has been frothing since the horrific school shooting at the Marjory Stonemason Douglas High School in Florida that left 17 innocents dead. After such heart-breaking tragedies, the media, prodded along by ideologues on the left, go wild, demanding gun control or outright confiscation, falling back on their favorite adjectives for such onerous […]

Questions and answers … sort of

We have been asking questions about the city’s proposed $1 billion sale of the Municipal Light & Power utility to Chugach Electric, finally asking Chugach only two we believe must be answered – and there are many, many more – and we got a response. Julie Hasquet, manager of corporate communications for Chugach, sent us […]

ML&P Commission chief resigns, cites concerns about utility sale

Judith Brady, longtime head of the city’s Municipal Light & Power Commission, has resigned, citing concerns about how officials are handling the run-up to the April election to decide whether Anchorage will negotiate a proposed $1 billion sale of the city’s electric utility to Chugach Electric. In her Jan. 25 letter to Anchorage Mayor Ethan […]

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