Alaska Politics

Political news coverage from the Alaska Public Radio Network.

Candidates Race for Lieutenant Governor

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage There is no shortage of Republican and Democratic hopefuls for lieutenant governor this year. The slate of candidates crowds...

Public Pays Last Respects to Alaskan Legend

Libby Casey, APRN – Anchorage At 9:30 this morning, the body of Senator Ted Stevens arrived at All Saints Episcopal Church for a public...

RUNNING: State House, Wasilla

Wes Keller (R) is running unopposed for State House in district 14 in the primary election on August 24, 2010. Here...

RUNNING: State House, Palmer

Don Benson (R) and Carl Gatto (R) are running for State House in district 13 in the primary election on August...

RUNNING: State House, Bases / Eagle River

Martin Lendeke (D), Bill Cook (R), Dan Kendall (R), and Dan Saddler (R) are running for district 18 in the...

RUNNING: State House, Willow

Stephen Jacobson (R) and Mark Neuman (R) are running for State House in district 15 in the primary election on...

RUNNING: State House, Chugiak

Bill Stoltze (R) is running for State House in district 16 in the primary election on August 24, 2010. Here is the...

RUNNING: State House, Anchorage, District 19

Pete Peterson (D) and Gabrielle La Doux (R) are running for State House in district 19 in the primary election on...

RUNNING: State House, Anchorage, District 24

Berta Gardner (D) is running unopposed for State House in Anchorage, district 24 in the primary election on August...

RUNNING: State Senate, Anchorage, District L

Richard Wanda (R) is running for State Senate in Anchorage, district L in the primary election on August...

RUNNING: State House, Anchorage, District 23

Les Gara (D) is running for State House in district 23 in the primary election on August 24, 2010. Here is...

RUNNING: State House, Anchorage, District 22

Sharon Cissna (D) is running unopposed for State House in district 22 in the primary election on August 24, 2010....

RUNNING: State House, Anchorage, District 21

Barbara Norton (D), Robert Clift (L) and Lance Pruitt (R) are running for State House in district 21 in the...

RUNNING: State Senate, Anchorage, District J

Bill Weilechowski (D) and Ron Slepecki (R) are running for State Senate in district J in the primary ...

RUNNING: State House, Anchorage, District 20

Max Gruenberg (D) and Scott Kohlhaas (L) are running for State House in district 20 in the primary election on...

Obama Signs Bill Giving Money to Medicaid, Teachers

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC President Obama signed into law last week a bill that sends states more than $26 billion for teacher...

US Senate Honors Stevens

Libby Casey, APRN - Washington DC The US Senate convened this morning to honor former Alaska Senator Ted Stevens, who died in Monday’s plane crash...

Some Speak Up, Criticize Stevens

Jay Barrett, KMXT – Kodiak In the wake of Senator Ted Stevens’ death Monday in a plane crash near Dillingham, people from throughout the...

Stevens’ Time in Office Hard to Summarize

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage Governor Sean Parnell told reporters this afternoon that he first heard of the crash and the possibility that...

Flying Legend Dies in Crash

Annie Feidt, APRN – Anchorage The pilot who died in yesterday’s crash – Terry Smith – was a flying legend in Alaska. He was...