Ellen Lockyer, KSKA - Anchorage
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Flood Advisory for Seward until 3 pm Saturday
The city of Seward will benefit from a two point five million dollar federal grant that was announced on Tuesday.
New Eagle River bridge will be built as part of the Glenn Highway widening project in Eagle River.
Ongoing case against coal pollution in Seward thrown back to lower court by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Three judges of the Ninth Circuit met in Anchorage in August.
A California energy company is exploring constructing a liquified natural gas plant at Port MacKenzie to supply gas to interior Alaska and the railbelt. WesPac representatives outlined the plan to the Matanuska Susitna Borough Assembly last week.
A federal district court judge has sided with plaintiffs who say the state is not doing enough to help non-English-speaking voters. As KSKA’s Ellen Lockyer reports, a “partial decision” today [wednesday] in a case against the state division of elections is aimed at protecting the voting rights of Alaska Natives.
A federal district court judge has sided with plaintiffs who say the state is not doing enough to help non-English-speaking voters. A “partial decision” Wednesday in a case against the state division of elections is aimed at protecting the voting rights of Alaska Natives.
A female inmate died Monday morning at the Mat Su Pre-Trial Facility in Palmer; 37-year-old Tischa Rochdi was found unresponsive in her cell around 6:30 this morning, according to the state Department of Corrections.
Unofficial results of Tuesday’s primary election are in, and it looks like there may be one upset in the Valley. Mat-Su Borough Assemblyman Jim Colver could upset incumbent Eric Feige for the Republican nomination for the House District 9 race. Former state representative Bill Stoltze won the Republican nod for the Senate District F.
Tuesday’s Republican primary pushed three Anchorage candidates a little closer to Juneau. Anand Dubey had a clear lead over challenger Mark Fagnani for the Republican candidacy for House District 21. Don Hadley bested challenger Kevin Kastner for the Republican nomination in House District 16. Liz Vazquez won the Republican nod for House District 22 with more than 52 percent of the vote. Challenger Sherri Jackson finished with 47 percent.
Two men associated with the Mat-Su Health Foundation have received recognition for their work.
Former Mat Su Borough Assemblyman Warren Keogh tosses his hat in the Senate E race.
A three way race for the Republican nod for a state House 9 run is being watched closely. Incumbent Eric Feige is being challenged by Matanuska Susitna Borough Assemblyman Jim Colver, and by a former primary opponent, George Rauscher.