Alaska Politics

Political news coverage from the Alaska Public Radio Network.

Alaskans may know the future they want, but they have plenty of disagreements about who can lead them to that future.  Democratic ...

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage Yesterday an Anchorage gathering at Central Middle school that was characterized as a public town hall meeting with...

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage What started at the event may have greater implications.   As KSKA’s Ellen Lockyer reports, DropZone owner Bill Fulton has...

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage Lt. Dave Parker is with the Anchorage Police Department. He says private security agencies such as DropZone Security hired...

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC Monday, President Obama signed into law a bill honoring the late Ted Stevens by gracing a mountain and...

Steve Heimel, APRN – Anchorage On November’s election ballot there will be a Constitutional amendment to make the state Legislature larger.  Unlike some other...

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau For the last 18 years, Eagle River has been represented in the legislature by Republicans – in both the...

Steve Heimel, APRN - Anchorage Yesterday at a campaign forum promoted to supporters by internet, a reporter trying to ask Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe...

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC In the race for U.S. Senate, Joe Miller raised more money in August and September than his two...

Photo and Story by Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage The candidates in this year’s three way race for Alaska’s U.S. Senate seat may come...

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau Friday, Governor Parnell gave more details on how the state’s tax on the oil industry should be restructured –...

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau Falling short of endorsing the candidate, former Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker has accepted an offer to work with...

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC The Fairbanks Borough is not weighing-in on the claims of its former mayor, Jim Whitaker, that Senate candidate...

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau Thursday, Congressman Don Young and his challenger, Democrat Harry Crawford faced an audience in Juneau who were more interested...

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage Absentee ballots have changed an election outcome in Palmer.  On Oct. 5, Palmer city election results indicated that a...

Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska – Juneau Congressman Don Young has introduced legislation aimed at increasing sea otter harvests and pelt sales in Southcentral and Southeast...

The three candidates running for Senator of Alaska met for the second time in Anchorage at a forum hosted by the Anchorage Chamber...

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage Former Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor Jim Whitaker has come forward with some new information regarding U.S. Senate candidate...

Tara Bicknell, KHNS – Haines The state’s campaign watchdog agency is considering a complaint alleging wrongdoing by supporters of Haines Republican Representative Bill ...

Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks Alaska’s opposing gubernatorial teams squared off in a forum sponsored by the Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce yesterday. Incumbent Republican...