Alakanuk woman killed in ATV crash

first_imgA woman has died in Alakanuk after crashing an ATV into a shipping container.Alaska State Troopers say 21-year-old Cecila Chikigak of Alakanuk was driving fast near the city office when she left the roadway, crashed, and was thrown from the ATV. Investigators say she died on impact. She was the only person involved.Alakanuk is a village of around 700 located about 160 miles northwest of Bethel. Her body will be sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy. Chikigak’s next of kin have been notified.last_img read more

Cynthia Nixon tells New Yorkers Vote for the homo not for the

first_imgCynthia Nixon, Sex and the City star-turned-New York gubernatorial candidate, created a new slogan for her campaign recently. Got a news tip? Want to share your story? Email us . eTN Chatroom for Readers (join us) She discussed Cuomo’s own criticism of her and dealt it back. ‘Cuomo thinks that I should stick to acting, but after seeing Cuomo try to play the part of a progressive, I think he should stick to politics,’ she said. ‘His performance has not been very convincing of late. You might say he’s an unqualified thespian.’This was a jab at Christine Quinn calling her an ‘unqualified lesbian’ (though she identifies as bisexual).Finally, she recommended Cuomo come out — as a Republican.‘Andrew, it’s okay to come out and live openly as you are. Your donors won’t love you any less.’Cynthia Nixon: ‘I’d rather be the good Nixon than the bad Cuomo’ On Tuesday (8 May) night, Nixon appeared at the annual Legislative Correspondents Association dinner. In her speech, she didn’t hold back in her comments about the state’s current governor, Andrew Cuomo.The comment that received the biggest applaused came at the end, and it’s not hard to see why: ‘Vote for the homo, not for the Cuomo.’[embedded content]If she ultimately wins, she’ll be the first female and first LGBTQ governor of New York.A speech full of historyThe clever slogan is not entirely Nixon’s to claim.It stems from the 1977 New York City mayoral campaign. In that election, Ed Koch ran against Cuomo’s father, Mario Cuomo. Then, Cuomo’s team put up slogans reading: ‘Vote for Cuomo, Not the Homo.’It’s not the only thing from the past Nixon brought up in her speech. Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… GAYSTARNEWS- Nixon delivering her remarks to the Legislative Correspondents Association | Photo: YouTube/Kyle Hughes Cynthia Nixon: ‘I’d rather be the good Nixon than the bad Cuomo’This is how Cynthia Nixon responded to being called an ‘unqualified lesbian’Cynthia Nixon loses New York Democratic nomination to Andrew CuomoRead the full article on Gaystarnews:  : read more