| Nov 5, 2012
| 10:05 PM
Alaskan voters will help choose America’s next president Tuesday, in an election with almost every state lawmaker’s seat on the ballot and the future leadership of the state Senate an open question.
Tuesday’s ballot is headed by the...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Anchorage School District students made their presidential choices Tuesday as part of a civics exercise, voting on an unofficial abbreviated version of the Alaska ballot while their parents also went to the polls.
ASD spokesperson Heidi Embley says 14,...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Update: According to unofficial election results from the Division of Elections, longtime Alaska Congressman Don Young will return to the D.C. for his 21st term – marking over 40 years in office.
It was essentially no contest with Republican Don...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 10:09 AM
When the Renewable Energy Fair started seven years ago at Chena Hot Springs near Fairbanks, a lot of what we saw back then wasn't tried and true. Today, many of those technologies -- wind, solar and biomass -- are in use across Alaska, where some of the...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 9:36 AM
Update: The Alaska Primary Election results that were reported Tuesday night remained nearly unchanged after the state Division of Elections released an update early Wednesday morning.
The latest update said 98 percent of precincts reported results as of...
| May 31, 2012
| 3:48 PM
An Air Force report on the proposed move of an F-16 fighter squadron from Fairbanks to Anchorageestimates savings from the move, as well as subsequent base operations cutbacks, at more than $200 million over five years.
The Site Activation Task Force...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:51 PM
State office candidates rushed to file for this year’s primary elections Friday, producing several surprises before a 5 p.m. filing deadline.
Fifty-nine of the state Legislature’s 60 seats -- all 40 House seats and 19 of 20 Senate seats...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Eielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks received a reprieve Tuesday afternoon, as Sen. Mark Begich’s office announced an Air Force delay on a decision whether to move a squadron of F-16 fighter jets from the baseto Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 9:41 PM
I have viewed a portion of the July 24 hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs. Congresswoman Noem serves on this subcommittee.
Michael Black, current director of the Bureau of...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 4:19 PM
Rep. Don Young filed to run for a twenty-first two-year term in Congress Wednesday morning.
So far no major challengers have announced plans to seek Alaska's sole seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Alaska Democrats say two people with...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 9:41 AM
Alaska's congressional delegation says restrictions on land proposed for the 36,000-square mile National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska could create problems for Arctic offshore drilling.
Sens. Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Don Young say the...