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Digital literacy: Can the republic ‘survive an algorithm’?
Incorporating internet literacy can be a challenge, especially since misinformation is politicized.
Biden OKs Willow project
Move comes after the administration said it would bar or limit drilling in other areas.
Explaining the arguments in the Supreme Court student loan case
Where things stand ahead of the hearing as well as what to expect:
Murkowski gives Legislature ‘tough love’ in speech
U.S. senator asks state lawmakers to make federal funds count in speech.
A Mary Friday at the Alaska State Capitol
Kuspuks abound as Peltola invokes “Alaska model” of cooperation in congressional speech to Legislature
U.S. jets down 4 objects in 8 days, unprecedented in peacetime
“I haven’t ruled out anything at this point.”
IRS won’t tax most relief payments made by states last year —including Alaska’s supplementary energy relief payment
That also applies to supplementary energy relief payments included with PFD.
Pentagon shoots down unknown object flying off Alaska coast
An F-22 fighter aircraft based at Alaska’s Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson shot down the object.
Medicare, Social Security plans get renewed attention after State of the Union
As U.S. budget negotiations move ahead, expect to hear more.
What sank the Juneau icebreaker plan?
Sullivan, in a “bit of hearsay,” blames last-minute swap for border funds by still-unknown person
Study: 15 million people live under threat of glacial floods
More than half of those are in just four countries: India, Pakistan, Peru and China.
Peltola learning the House party is over
Distractions and inaction replace honeymoon headlines as Alaska’s new rep joins minority.
Biden administration takes step toward OK’ing Willow Project
Final decision expected no sooner than early March.
Boeing bids farewell to an icon, delivers last 747 jumbo jet
SEATTLE — Boeing bid farewell to an icon on Tuesday: It’s delivering its final 747 jumbo jet. Since its first flight in 1969, the giant… Continue reading
Biden to end COVID-19 emergencies on May 11
The move would formally restructure the federal coronavirus response.
Feds float AMHS $285M in ferry infrastructure funding
It will fund six projects, requires state partial fund match
Biden administration reinstates Tongass Roadless Rule
Miners and timber interests upset, environmentalists thrilled, Sen. Sullivan vows retaliation
United Airlines CEO warns travelers more disruptions ahead
United, Alaska, Spirit and Frontier had double-digit percentages of cancellations in late December.
How ominous is the U.S. debt limit problem?
State sues feds over Tlingit and Haida land trust
Suit calls DOI decision capricious; Tlingit and Haida president says complaint is mean-spirited.