Six Absentee Votes Change Verdict on Proposal in Palmer

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

Legislation Aims to Increase Sea Otter Harvests, Pelt Sales

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

Anchorage Chamber: U.S. Senatorial Candidate Forum

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

Former Fairbanks Mayor Comes Forward With Information About Miller

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

Haines Candidate’s Ads May Have Broken State Rules

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

Gubernatorial Teams Face Off in Fairbanks

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

Officials Visiting Mining Operations Near Fairbanks, Delta Junction

Tim Ellis, KUAC – Fairbanks Officials from the Lake-Peninsula Borough in Southwestern Alaska, will visit mining operations near Fairbanks and Delta Junction this week...

Murkowski Officially Files For Write-In Candidacy

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC Lisa Murkowski officially filed to run a write-in campaign for U.S. Senate on Wednesday.  She submitted her declaration...

Social Security Major Issue in Senate Race

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage Social Security turns 75-years-old this year, and the venerable program is under attack by some already in Congress and...

Health Care Reform Remains a Hot Topic

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage At Monday’s Anchorage Chamber Senate debate, the Senate candidates also tackled the issue of health care reform. Asked if...

Contempt Findings Against Stevens’ Prosecutors Lifted

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC The prosecutors in the case of the late Senator Ted Stevens have had a contempt finding against them...

Miller Refuses to Answer Any More Personal Questions

Photo and Story by Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage It was a day of waiting for the Alaska Press Corp. in Anchorage. The campaign...

Absentee Voters Close Gap in Sitka Mayoral Race

Ed Ronco, KCAW – Sitka John Stein is no stranger to close elections. When he became mayor of Wasilla in 1987, he won by...

Candidates, Rural Leaders Converge on Bethel

Shane Iverson, KYUK – Bethel It was political hoopla in Bethel this weekend when politicians flew in for the premier political event in the...

Petersburg Establishments Must Go Smoke-Free

Matt Lichtenstein, KFSK – Petersburg Petersburg’s bars, restaurants, clubs, workplaces and public spaces will all have to be smoke-free in less than a...

Scholars Give Perspective About Constitutionality of Some Government Programs

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage Tea party members and candidates the groups support, question if certain federal government programs are constitutionally sound. Whether or...

Legislation May Strip Alaska Native Corporations of Edge in 8(a) Program

Associated Press U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri plans to introduce legislation next month that would strip Alaska Native corporations of the edge they...

Department of Energy Approves LNG Export License Continuation

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau The U.S. Department of Energy has approved the continuation of ConocoPhillips-Marathon Liquefied Natural Gas Export License shipments to...

Official Explains the Write-In Vote

Adam Kane, KDLG – Dillingham The state division of elections will be dealing with a lot more write-in votes than usual this November. KDLG’s...

Begich Voices Support of Social Security

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage Social Security provides benefits for more than 70,000 Alaskans, old and young. Wednesday, Alaska Senator Mark Begich reiterated his...