The Blue Alaskan is an ad-free/monetization-free blog.
The Blue Alaskan focuses on local political issues — rarely state issues — and on matters pertaining to race, health and equality – but is not limited to those areas.
The Blue Alaskan been cited by the Washington Post, printed and reprinted by Anchorage Press, shared by Alaska Democrats and referred to as a “Liberal Blog” by the Anchorage Daily News.
The Blue Alaskan wrote about and first covered Alaska’s ICU bed capacity inflation after the HHS handover. The Blue Alaskan covered the “other side” of the Anchorage School District’s COVID-19 return to school from an employee’s perspective.
The Blue Alaskan ranked in the top two spots for Anchorage Press’s 25 Most Read Stories of 2020 and was the first to write about the Providence Mobile Morgue obtained in November 2020 which ranked 14 and was the top story for November 2020.
The story: “What’s going on in Anchorage emergency departments?” ranked 18 in the same end of year category.
The Blue Alaskan also detailed Alaska healthcare capacity concerns on October 6, 2020.
The Blue Alaskan ranked 5th in Anchorage Press’s Longest Read Stories category of 2020 for “Dr. Deena’s mad Dash to Reopen Schools,” in a story related to COVID-19 and returning to the classroom.
The Blue Alaskan has a large social media “personality” which some find endearing while others do not. The Blue Alaskan uses social media to share news, political information etc. from a wide array of sources.
Notables but not Exhaustive:
Homophobia and hate fuels ‘Recall Rivera’ effort (Anchorage Press & Sol De Medianoche)