Senate bill warped by Sen. Giessel into allowing transition counseling for students without parents’ knowledge
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by Suzanne Downing
5h ago
Senate Bill 240 started out as a legislative way to ensure that disabled students can get the help they need at school, and that Medicaid will be able to pay for some of the services. It was Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s bill to clean up some processes in the technical world of federal reimbursements. But by […] The post Senate bill warped by Sen. Giessel into allowing transition counseling for students without parents’ knowledge appeared first on Must Read Alaska ..read more
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Passing: Legendary aviator Orin Seybert
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by Suzanne Downing
16h ago
Orin Seybert, founder, owner, and operator of Peninsula Airways took “his final flight west,” on Friday. He was 87 when he passed. Seybert was a pioneer in developing the infrastructure and modern aviation transportation framework in Alaska today. In 1955, Seybert started Pen Air in his home at Pilot Point, beginning with a 1946 Taylorcraft. Penair […] The post Passing: Legendary aviator Orin Seybert appeared first on Must Read Alaska ..read more
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Ukraine vote tests Johnson’s strength
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by SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR
16h ago
By CASEY HARPER | THE CENTER SQUARE The U.S. Senate is expected to ratify $95 billion in foreign aid after the House over the weekend passed major funding for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan as well as a measure forcing Chinese-owned share of TikTok to be sold or the app will be banned in the U.S. […] The post Ukraine vote tests Johnson’s strength appeared first on Must Read Alaska ..read more
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Eric Carter: Homeschoolers, close ranks!
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by GUEST CONTRIBUTOR
16h ago
By ERIC CARTER Frankly, I am surprised it took this long. On April 12, Superior Court Judge Adolf Zeman ruled that Alaska’s entire correspondence school program, currently educating over 24,000 children, is unconstitutional and must be thrown out entirely. The law, House Bill 278, was enacted in 2013. It took 10 years to mount an […] The post Eric Carter: Homeschoolers, close ranks! appeared first on Must Read Alaska ..read more
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River breakup, flooding forecast is ‘dynamic’
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by Suzanne Downing
16h ago
The ice on the Tanana River is thinning, but the tripod at Nenana still stands. Breakup might be a few days later than normal this year for the Nenana Ice Classics ticket holders. As Alaska braces for the annual spring breakup, the National Weather Service has issued a comprehensive forecast indicating a dynamic season ahead. […] The post River breakup, flooding forecast is ‘dynamic’ appeared first on Must Read Alaska ..read more
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Zak Kirkpatrick, fourth-generation Alaskan, singer-songwriter, tells his story on the Must Read Alaska Show
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by SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR
1d ago
By JOHN QUICK Join host John Quick as he delves into the life and music of Zak Kirkpatrick, a fourth-generation Alaskan, whose journey from boat deckhand to licensed captain is as riveting as his soulful melodies. In this episode of the Must Read Alaska Show, Kirkpatrick shares insights into his unique upbringing and the influences […] The post Zak Kirkpatrick, fourth-generation Alaskan, singer-songwriter, tells his story on the Must Read Alaska Show appeared first on Must Read Alaska ..read more
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Alaska Republicans elect new party leaders, with Carmela Warfield as new party chairwoman
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by Suzanne Downing
3d ago
Alaska Republican Party convention delegates elected a new slate of leaders at its convention in Anchorage this weekend. The new officers are: Chair: Carmela Warfield of South Anchorage, who won overwhelmingly in a race that had three other candidates that included Jerry Ward, Nikki Rose, and Mike Robbins. Vice Chair: Zack Gottshall, Anchorage, replacing outgoing […] The post Alaska Republicans elect new party leaders, with Carmela Warfield as new party chairwoman appeared first on Must Read Alaska ..read more
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South African man obtained citizenship illegally, had murdered two Alaska women: Department of Justice
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by Suzanne Downing
3d ago
A federal grand jury in Alaska has indicted a South African national with unlawfully procuring naturalization in the U.S. According to court documents, between June and September 2019, Brian Smith, 52, applied for and obtained naturalization in the U.S. by making false statements in connection to his naturalization application. Smith falsely responded to questions asking […] The post South African man obtained citizenship illegally, had murdered two Alaska women: Department of Justice appeared first on Must Read Alaska ..read more
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Rep. Peltola among group of Democrats who signed pledge for no-cash bail, decriminalizing prostitution
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by Suzanne Downing
3d ago
A handful of vulnerable House Democrats, have celebrated their alignment with a left-wing advocacy group ahead of 2024 that supports policies such as decriminalizing prostitution and abolishing cash bail, according to Fox News. Alaska’s Mary Peltola is among the vulnerable Democrat candidates who have aligned with Voters of Tomorrow, which is described by Influence Watch […] The post Rep. Peltola among group of Democrats who signed pledge for no-cash bail, decriminalizing prostitution appeared first on Must Read Alaska ..read more
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Update: Girl beaten at Clark Middle School transfers after sensing danger upon return; national attention focuses on violence against girls at school
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by Suzanne Downing
3d ago
The middle school student who was viciously attacked by a gang of girls at Clark Middle School, returned to campus on April 11, after ending up in the hospital and then on bedrest for a few days. With community supporters by her side, she bravely walked through the doors where staff and the principal had […] The post Update: Girl beaten at Clark Middle School transfers after sensing danger upon return; national attention focuses on violence against girls at school appeared first on Must Read Alaska ..read more
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