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John Aronno Featured on Alaska Edition: The Legislative Session

John Aronno was featured as a guest on Alaska Public Media's "Alaska Edition: The Legislative Session" on January 22, 2016.

John Aronno: The Nine Most Terrifying Words in the English Language Are “I’m from...

Alaska Commons co-founder and managing editor, John Aronno, warns about the internet's increasing ability to influence public opinion at this year's State of Our City Forum.

Award Winning Articles

HB69: A National Disgrace

The most controversial bill in recent Alaska history - and beyond - might be this session's House Bill 69, sponsored by Speaker Chenault. This legislation was advertised as a declaration of state sovereignty as it related to owning firearms in Alaska. But that was more of a side note to the actual threat the language of the bill presents, and which the Alaska State House endorsed.

Feeling the Burn: Intense Bodybuilding Pays Off For ‘Extreme Muscle Girls’

“Can I eat now? I’m so hungry,” Kayla Black asked. A 103 pound mother of two stood stage left at the 2014 Alaska State Bodybuilding, Fitness, Figure, Bikini, and Physique Championships.

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