Rep. Young Cleared in Federal Investigation

Associated Press Representative Don Young’s office says the veteran congressman has been cleared in a federal investigation. Young’s spokeswoman, Meredith Kenny, says the...

White House Pushes For Small Business Stimulus Bill

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC The White House is pushing hard for a small business stimulus bill.  It would establish a $30 billion...

Conservation Groups Challenge State’s Beluga Whale Lawsuit

Associated Press A half-dozen conservation groups are challenging the state’s lawsuit to overturn the listing of beluga whales off Anchorage as endangered. The ...

Oil Spill Bill Gets Shelved

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC Alaska’s Democratic Senator Mark Begich’s decision to vote “no” on his party’s oil spill bill contributed to the...

Mat-Su College Names New Director

Associated Press The University of Alaska Anchorage has named former state Attorney General Talis Colberg as director of its Mat-Su College in Palmer. Colberg, who...

Mat-Su Borough Searches For New Manager

Diana Haecker, KTNA – Talkeetna The search for a new Mat-Su Borough manager has produced a list of 42 applicants. Long time borough manager...

Therriault Resigns From Post

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau Governor Sean Parnell’s Senior Policy Adviser for Instate Gas has resigned from the administration following complaints about the timing...

Gubernatorial Candidates React to Therriault Resignation

Casey Kelly, KTOO – Juneau Governor Parnell says Therriault was not asked to resign. Following a Republican governor candidates debate at the Juneau Chamber...

Weyhrauch Trial Delay Request Will Be Considered on Friday

Matt Miller & Rosemarie Alexander, KTOO – Juneau A request for a trial delay for former state Representative Bruce Weyhrauch will be considered in...

Natural Gas Storage Facility Plans Go Before Regulators

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau Cook Inlet’s long-term energy prospects are beginning to look better as plans for a year-round natural gas storage facility...

Republicans Criticize Proposed Energy, Oil Spill Bill

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC Senator Lisa Murkowski and her fellow Republicans are slamming the energy and oil spill bill unveiled Tuesday night...

Sealaska Land-Selection Legislation Draws Opposition

Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska – Juneau Fifty-eight members of Congress have signed a letter opposing Sealaska’s lands-selection legislation. The group of Democrats asked House committee leaders...

Assembly Overrides Mayor's Veto

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Photo 1: Assembly Chair Dick Traini and Mayor Dan Sullivan attempt to persuade Assembly Member Bill Starr on the veto override vote. ...

Gubernatorial Races Getting Expensive

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau The primary gubernatorial races are getting expensive this year – and campaign contributors are responding.  On Tuesday, the Alaska...

Parnell Finishes First Year in Office

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau Monday is the first anniversary of Sean Parnell’s tenure in the governor’s office.  He says the transition has been...

Talk of Alaska: Mead Treadwell, Republican Lieutenant Governor Candidate

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Mead Treadwell of Anchorage is going into politics by running for Lieutenant Governor. He has resigned his position on the Arctic Research Commission...

Talk of Alaska: Hollis French, Democratic Candidate for Governor

Hollis French says he wants to be the “Education Governor.” In the primary election, he’s up against Ethan Berkowitz, who has run for state-wide office...

Domestic Terror Reaches Alaska

Photo and Story by Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage Domestic terror reached Alaska in a chilling case Wednesday.  On Wednesday afternoon, US Department of...

Poll Finds Miller’s Number Lagging Behind

Annie Feidt, APRN – Anchorage A new poll shows US Senate candidate Joe Miller has a tough road ahead to beat incumbent Senator Lisa...

Miller and Murkowski Race Heats Up

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage The primary campaign between Republican challenger Joe Miller and incumbent Lisa Murkowski for a place on the Republican ticket...