Author: Caroline Biscotti

Letter: Trump’s economic policies damage Alaska’s economy

Letter: Trump’s economic policies damage Alaska’s economy

There has been quite a bit of discussion lately that the end of our recession is in sight. I don‘t think so. Public policy from our nation‘s capitol in the forms of more government intervention, less free-market action and higher de facto “taxes” undercuts our economy at almost every crucial industry. When oil spiked over $70 per barrel, President Donald […]

Letter: Sport hunting is wrong

Letter: Sport hunting is wrong

Religion should be synonymous with kindness and compassion. If it is not, then it is religion that is wrong, not kindness and compassion. If religion will not openly condemn sport hunting and trophy hunting, the killing of innocent sentient beings for enjoyment and their body parts, then what good is it? Christians, who preach love and mercy, are some of […]

Letter: Thoughts on bear problem

Letter: Thoughts on bear problem

I would like to thank Rick Sinnott for laying out the bear issue. His experience and knowledge make him an expert in this field. With our Assembly weighing in on the issue, I hope that they use him as a consultant. A major issue that keeps arising is the notion that residents should not put their trash out before 5 […]

In Tuesday primaries, Alaskans choose candidates for governor, US House, Legislature

In Tuesday primaries, Alaskans choose candidates for governor, US House, Legislature

1 of 15 Full Screen Autoplay Close Skip Ad × Caption A voter enters the Palmer Community Center in historic train depot on a rainy Tuesday, August 21, 2018, during the primary election. (Bill Roth / ADN) Wait 1 second to continue. .adn-volt-gal-preroll-video{width:100%;height:100%} Turnout was light in early voting Tuesday as Alaskans headed to the polls to pick candidates in […]

2019 Iron Dog snowmachine race is a go, organizers say

2019 Iron Dog snowmachine race is a go, organizers say

The 2019 Iron Dog is a go. The race‘s board of directors voted unanimously Tuesday night to go forward with the annual snowmachine race across Alaska . Fueled by enthusiasm from racers and optimism that additional sponsors can be found, organizers who said last week rejected the idea of scrapping the 2019 event. “There‘s enough interest coming in to go […]

First batch of election results has Dunleavy jumping to lead in GOP primary

First batch of election results has Dunleavy jumping to lead in GOP primary

9:50 p.m. UPDATE: With another batch of ballots counted, former Sen. Mike Dunleavy is holding on to his massive 61-32 lead on former Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell in the Republican primary for governor. That‘s with 32 percent of precincts reporting. Dunleavy drank a Diet Coke while watching the numbers roll in at the Aviator Hotel Anchorage. “So far so good,” […]