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September 24, 2021

The Weekend Off – The News You Missed

  Alaska Anchorage Daily News – John Devens, mayor of Valdez at time of oil spill, dies at 74 “On the eve of March 24, 1989, John Devens was living what was, for him, a near-perfect life. He was serving as the mayor of Valdez and as the president of a community college he’d expanded. He had also gained a license to operate a charter boat, and was running a small audiology practice on the side.” Fairbanks Daily News-Miner – ‘Alaska Agreement’ good theory, flawed practice: The campaign funding reform issue shouldn’t be tackled piecemeal “Called the “Alaska Agreement,” the pledge’s…

FIFA, Another Four Letter Word?

Yes, I know FIFA is not a word it’s an acronym. But the joke doesn’t really work otherwise. John Oliver, like the crew at The Mudflats is extremely excited about the World Cup starting this week. The only problem is that FIFA, the guys that run the World Cup is a nightmare organization. I mean like Tea Party in Wasilla nightmare. I’ll have Oliver explain.