Must Read Alaska December 18, 2017

Must Read Alaska

Good morning from somewhere … It’s been an amazing year for Must Read Alaska, which has hit the 1.5 million mark, (web site stories read), and the Monday newsletter rolls on with 10,000 plus subscribers … Scroll down to see what the “Top Ten Most Read” stories were in 2017 … The Seward Highway is closed at this hour due to a massive rock slide at Mile 105-107, which is the heavy-traffic section of Indian-Windy Corner. Both lanes of traffic are shut down with boulders and trees on the road; DOT is clearing it. There is no ETA for when the road will re-open … But first …

TAX HOLIDAY: You’re going to want to see just how much you’ll save with the tax reform package that should make it into law this week. We’ve got you covered with a handy tax calculator. Merry Christmas!

FAKE NET NEUTRALITY COMMENTS FROM AK? Hundreds of thousands of public comments on “net neutrality” regulations are now known to be fake. Tens of thousands may be from Alaskans who don’t know they commented to the FCC.

This raises questions about the quality and veracity of the public process going forward, and deserves scrutiny.