Constitutional Protections for your PFD

Some newer Alaskans may not understand why they will be receiving a check from the Permanent Fund after only one year of living here. They might wonder why the government is handing out money instead of forcibly taking it with an income tax. For the benefit of new and old Alaskans, let’s look at the evolution of this bounty distributed annually to those who have lived here at least one year.

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Open Discussion Concerning Chugiak-Eagle River Growth

“Los Anchorage,” Alaska, has a problem. Like Los Angeles, California, Anchorage is located in a geological bowl surrounded by mountains and ocean. Los Angeles County is in a large bowl of sand with sandy hills--the largest flat basin opening onto the Pacific Ocean. Anchorage is in a smaller bowl of clay and silt, surrounded by rugged mountains. Land suitable for building homes in Anchorage is therefore limited.

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Extra! Extra! Read All About It: Donn Liston Remembers the ADN

There was a time when Anchorage was a two-newspaper town; we had three television stations delivering supplemental news in black and white, with color highlights. As a kid carrying the

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CBERRRSA: The Road Board

The Chugiak Eagle River Rural Road Service Area (CBERRRSA) Board of Supervisors is the volunteer organization known to locals as “the road board.”

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Politically Incorrect but Fighting for Alaska

Congressman Don Young brought his unique blend of political incorrectness and conservative assessment of current affairs.

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Anchorage Mayor Responds to the Concerns of Local Public Transit Users

Despite pleas from local users of the People Mover bus system to have coverage in the Chugiak area, it still remains left out of a new transit plan set to

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Wading Through Standing Water and Traversing Ice Patches a Small Price to Pay to Vote

In the race that pitted three locals for the one Assembly seat less than 16 percent of voters in the local area actually went to the polls to cast a vote.

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Experience Wins Voters Confidence as Dyson Returns to Public Service

Fred Dyson takes the conservative mantle from Bill Starr on the Anchorage Assembly when he takes the oath of office for yet another tenure.

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Assembly Race Pits Three Locals For One Seat

The ECHO News asked each of the three Assembly candidates the same three questions regarding this year’s Assembly election.

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Public Transportation Needs to Stay on Route

It just is unreasonable to end public transportation to this community when moves are being made to encourage folks who need it the most to move here.

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