Tag: sarah palin

Lawmakers scrutinize risks, rewards of TransCanada buyout

Buying out TransCanada puts the state on the hook for $7 billion more in construction costs if the Alaska LNG project ends up going forward. But the governor and his team argue it’s worth it to get more control -- and perhaps more revenue down the line. Download Audio

Frank Bailey Fined For Email Use

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A former aide to Sarah Palin has been fined for using confidential emails to write a tell-all book. Frank Bailey was fined $11,900 for violating the state's ethics law.

Alaska News Nightly: October 5, 2011

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Palin Won't Run for President, Congress Considers Hearings on EyakTek Investigation, Jury Deliberates Bethel Murder Case, Poll Finds Support for Mid Level Dental Providers, Statewide Election Results, Fairbanks Voters Reject Air Quality Proposition, Crab Fleet Won't Have as Much to Catch This Year, Biomass Heat Catches on in Southeast, Video Contest Highlights Bristol Bay.

Ben Stevens; Role ‘Clarification;’ and the PFD

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Friday, August 12 @ 2:00pm on KSKA and 7:30pm on KAKM Some of the top stories of the week have are: former State Senator Ben Stevens will not face federal corruption charges; Governor Sean Parnell “clarifies” Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell’s role; Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar tours Alaska; former Murkowski aide arraigned in Anchorage courtroom; “Palin gets state legal aid to fight lawsuit”; PFD faces extreme volatility due to world market turmoil; federal government investigating BOEMRE scientist.

National Debt Default; Mayor Sullivan Takes On Protester; Public Safety Commissioner Charged with Rape

Friday, July 22 at 2:00pm on KSKA 91.1FM and Friday, July 22 at 7:30pm on KAKM, Channel 7 television The U.S. risks defaulting on the national debt come August; Don Young is absent from Washington D.C. during the the debate; Mayor Sullivan takes on a homeless sidewalk protester with a criminal history; a Anchorage's Public Safety Advisory Commissioner was arrested for rape; the possible effects on Alaska if the U.S. defaults on its debt, and Joe Miller says he won't appeal $17,200 in legal fees he owes the state after his failed election lawsuits.

State Releases More Palin Emails

These covered the first month of her term and were heavily redacted. The Governor's office says if more turn up they will release them with the next batch due - which would be from the time between when she ran for Vice President to when she resigned.

Debt Reduction; Title 21; and the 8(a) Contracting Debate

Friday, July 8 at 2:00pm and Saturday, July 9 at 6:04pm on KSKA 91.1FM. Airing on KAKM on Friday, July 8 at 7:30pm and Saturday, July 9 at 5:00pm President Obama has made Congress stay after school to iron out a deficit reduction and national debt plan; who is Major Barney - and why is he in jail struggling to have a judge grant him bail?; Title 21 - the Anchorage land use code - has been under review for, well, years, and it has been the source of intense debate...

Thieves Target Likeness of Sarah Palin

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A likeness of Alaska’s most famous former governor has become a popular target for thieves in Juneau.

Alaska News Nightly: July 5, 2011

Study Shows Natural Gas Pipeline Could Deliver Directly to Anchorage, Pelican Struggles with Absent Fish Economy: Part One, DNR Withdraws Approval for Sutton Coal Mine, Backyard Chicken-Keeping Gains Momentum in Anchorage, and more...

Date Withheld for Next Batch of Palin Emails

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The State of Alaska must still release another batch of emails from Sarah Palin’s time as governor. But don’t expect them anytime soon.

Alaska News Nightly: June 13, 2011

Redistricting Leads to Big Election Year in 2012, Talkeetna Woman Found, Hospitalized After Search Called Off, Vote Delayed on Bycatch Reduction Alternatives, Port Moller Test Fishery to Receive Boost, and more...

Palin Emails Reveal Struggle with Sudden Public Attention

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Emails released today by the state of Alaska show that as Alaska governor, Sarah Palin struggled with the gossip about her family and marriage.

Alaskan Reaction to Palin Emails Apathetic

While the mainstream media is whipping itself into a frenzy regarding the release of Sarah Palin's emails, ask any dozen Alaskans at random what they think about it, and get a very different reaction. I hit the street this afternoon to hear what Alaskans think about the long-awaited email revelations.

Alaska News Nightly: June 10, 2011

Judge Calls for Deeper Look into Cruise Ship Wastewater Issue, Palin Emails Reveal Struggles with Sudden Public Attention, Alaskan Reaction to Palin Emails Apathetic, Frustrations Over Hastings Wildfire Rising, and more...

Release of Palin Emails Prompts Explanation for Long Delay

The state of Alaska today released more than 24,000 pages of emails from Sarah Palin’s first 21 months as governor. Reporters from national television networks and newspapers converged on Juneau earlier this week.

Palin Emails to be Released in Free Archive

The public records expected to be released today by the governor's office in Alaska were among those requested in 2008 by news organizations including msnbc.com. Sarah Palin was governor of Alaska for 966 days. As of today, msnbc.com 's request for public records was pending for 997 days. Today msnbc.com is taking two steps to provide citizens of Alaska with a copy of their own records.

Palin Emails Released; Housing Discrimination; and Reapportionment

Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11 Former-Governor Palin's emails are being released; what's happening on Palin's bus tour; housing discrimination for Alaska Natives; revitalizing an endangered language; special session cost the state nearly $1 million; authorities preparing to clear out homeless camps; reapportionment board nearly complete; program to improve rural children's diet with traditional foods; and more rescues of mountaineers.

Red Tape Over Palin Emails Irks State Legislators

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Another lawmaker has stepped forward to provide Alaska citizens access to more than 24,000 pages of emails sent and received by Sarah Palin while she was governor.

Alaska News Nightly: June 9, 2011

Red Tape Over Palin Emails Irks State Legislators, Search Ends for Missing Talkeetna Woman, Federal Government Encourages Shellfish, Finfish Production, Snowy Owl Rehabilitated and Released in Barrow, and more...

Copies of Palin’s Emails Will Be Available to Public

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When the state releases more than 24,000 pages of former Governor Sarah Palin’s emails Friday, some legislators plan to make copies available to the public.