Alaska Dispatch Editor Detained at Miller Event

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...

Candidates in Monetary Race in Final Push Before Election Night

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

Funding Playing Large Role in Campaigns

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...

Parnell Explains Vision of Restructuring Oil Industry Taxation

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

Walker Accepts Berkowitz’s Offer to Help on Gas Pipeline Project if Elected

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

Fairbanks Borough Not Commenting on Former Mayor’s Claims

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

Young, Crawford Debate Mostly Directed by Audience in Juneau

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

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...