Alaska Economy

Pandemic Reality: Meat is Essential! How Can Alaska Gain Food Security?

    Alaskans know when calamity strikes we can expect to see responding events happen fast.The November 2018 earthquake was such a wake up call–and now the pandemic of2020 has further driven the fact home–we in Alaska are not food secure.  Some individuals may be food secure–due to special efforts–but an estimated $3 Billion worth …

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Eaglexit’s New Validation: Financial Study by Northern Economics

(2020©donnliston.co) The latest financial study is in. It brings good news to the communities of Chugiak, Birchwood, Eagle River, Eklutna and Hiland Road in the goal to form their own local government. The study, conducted by Northern Economics, shows there is more than adequate tax base for a new city to be born.  Old timers …

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Alaska’s economy down from China Virus: Who Can Afford to Live in Alaska?

This large book was given to every Alaska Legislator during the 30thSession in 2018 by Gov. Bill Walker, who personally inscribed amessage of hope through partnering with Communist China forresource development.  Alaska has always had a tenuous economy, buffeted by winds of boom and bust. Most economic winds are generated by capacity for natural resource …

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2019 EaglExit Overview: Can Local Government be better for Us?

  (2019©donnliston.co) The yard signs and billboards are all over Eagle River and Chugiak urging area voters to consider detaching from the Municipality of Anchorage (MOA). As a community we are having a discussion about the meaning of local government. Another informational meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 3 at the ER …

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Gov. Dunleavy: Teacher Explains Alaska’s Financial Situation

BY DONN LISTON(2019©donnliston.co)   Shameful antics by wannabe anarchists disrupted the third day of a Special Session of the Alaska Legislature called by Gov. Michael Dunleavy for Wasilla Middle School July 10. Because this was not Juneau, Wasilla Police and Alaska State Trooper security allowed a spectacle of civil disobedience to occur in the makeshift …

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Introducing EaglExit: Is Eagle River ready for a divorce?

Previously posted on Must Read Alaska: https://mustreadalaska.com/is-eagle-river-ready-for-a-divorce/ (2019©donnliston.co) By DONN LISTON While many residents of the Railbelt from Eagle River to Eklutna were enjoying a cold one in their taxed-to-the-max Municipality of Anchorage home on Friday, other locals gathered at Lion’s Park Clubhouse to talk about quality of life — learning about EaglExit possibilities without …

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Roy Peratrovich: Coping with Bureaucracy

REPRINT FROM: http://www.alaskool.org/projects/ANCSA/ARTICLES/ADN/Coping_Bureaucracy.htm by Donn Liston, Daily News Staff Writer Anchorage Daily News, June 20, 1974 Sometimes you just can’t win when you’re dealing with the bureaucracy, according to Roy Peratrovich. And even when you’re winning, you lose. At least, that’s the way Roy Peratrovich, Anchorage Bureau of Indian Affairs superintendent, must feel. Anyone who …

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