To start things off we’re going to resurrect the Soapy Smith Awards, once given by our delightful forerunner The Alaska Ear in the old days of the Anchorage Daily News. As the Ear would describe it, “Soapy Smith Award — a citation for dubious achievement, named in honor of Skagway’s Gold Rush con man and all-around scoundrel.”
Gillam sucks up to the GOP, Grenn scores big, the Gov looking for new staff. It’s Friday in the Sun!!!!!!
Nageak for the write-in, Munoz for Finance Co-Chair, and Higgins for war hero. It’s MONDAY in the Sun!!!!
The Alaska Democratic Party (ADP) has accused former Chilkoot Charlie’s owner and Spenard area state house candidate Mike Gordon of pushing to get a convicted child abuser and sex trafficker a lighter sentence, calling him a â€œgood guy.â€
Begich write-in gains momentum, AK GOP apologizes to Demboski, and Demboski dumps on AK GOP. It’s Friday in the Sun!
Growing public outrage at Juneau Rep. Cathy Munozâ€™ decision to send letters of support for two defendants in child sex abuse cases could jeopardize her once seemingly inevitable re-election bid.
According to new campaign finance disclosure reports, Rep. Cathy MuÃ±oz is enjoying the support of some of Juneauâ€™s dentists, while her electoral opponent, Justin Parish, reported his biggest expense was a dentistâ€™s devil: candy and snacks to pass out at Juneauâ€™s Fourth of July Parade.