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House Democrats pick proven shepherds

Not much has changed with House Democrats either, except that there are fewer of them. Rep. Beth Kerttula of Juneau will once again be Democratic leader, the caucus announced. Rep.Click to Continue »

Saturday November 10, 2012 9:38AM | Bookmark and Share

Voters line up to cast ballots early in Anchorage

Voters turned out by the hundreds in Anchorage on Sunday to cast their ballots in advance of Tuesday's election.Click to Continue »

Monday November 5, 2012 3:42AM | Bookmark and Share


On the ballot: Is it time to change Alaska's constitution?

A proposal on Tuesday's statewide ballot would launch a new constitutional convention, opening the blueprint for Alaska government to a slew of potential changes.Click to Continue »

Saturday November 3, 2012 10:15PM | Bookmark and Share

No need to wait: Early voting is an option this weekend

There`s still time to be an early bird. Elections offices in five Alaska cities are opening their doors to early voters this weekend. Meantime, early numbers hint that far fewer…Click to Continue »

Saturday November 3, 2012 4:49AM | Bookmark and Share

Republican Senate candidates lag in fundraising in key races

Democrats and an independent hold an edge in contributions in most contested Alaska Senate races.Click to Continue »

Saturday November 3, 2012 4:09AM | Bookmark and Share

Alaska voters to decide on $453 million in transportation bonds on Nov. 6

Alaskans going to the polls Nov. 6 will be asked whether they want to let the state go into debt for another $453.5 million in capital projects.Click to Continue »

Wednesday October 31, 2012 3:56AM | Bookmark and Share

"Running" and congressional debate to be broadcast Monday night

KAKM`s "Running" program kicks off Monday night on both television and radio. Tune in to KAKM Channel 7 or radio station KSKA FM 91.1. Audio of all debates will be…Click to Continue »

Tuesday October 30, 2012 2:49AM | Bookmark and Share

Republican says French and union coordinated their commercials

The complaint cites professional service providers as its sole evidence. French says the attack is a "last-minute" smear in an effort to help is Republican opponent.Click to Continue »

Friday October 26, 2012 4:47AM | Bookmark and Share

Alaska’s Don Young now endorsing Lingle

Rep. Young supported a Democrat in the primary, now switches to support the Republican…Click to Continue »

Monday October 15, 2012 10:31PM | Bookmark and Share

Sunday is the deadline to register to vote in November election

Sunday is deadline for Alaskans to register to vote in the Nov. 6 general election. You can register online, and regional offices of the state Division of Elections will be…Click to Continue »

Sunday October 7, 2012 5:15PM | Bookmark and Share

Senate candidate's firm received more than $1 million from BP

After initially declining to disclose the clients and the fees they paid to his engineering firm, state Senate candidate Bob Bell on Wednesday released a list showing that oil giant…Click to Continue »

Thursday October 4, 2012 5:03AM | Bookmark and Share

Young, Murkowski back Romney; Begich lukewarm

Alaska's Democratic U.S. senator stopped short of endorsing President Barack Obama on Wednesday, while the Republican members of the state's congressional delegation whole-heartedly endorsed their party's nominee, Mitt Romney.Click to Continue »

Thursday October 4, 2012 1:48AM | Bookmark and Share

Sanford elected mayor in Juneau; Hopkins re-elected in Fairbanks borough

Juneau voters picked former Assemblyman Merrill Sanford to replace Bruce Botelho, who was prohibited by term limits from running again. In the Fairbanks North Star Borough, incumbent Mayor Luke Hopkins…Click to Continue »

Wednesday October 3, 2012 4:36PM | Bookmark and Share

Convicted ex-lawmaker will get off probation early

Former state Rep. Tom Anderson should be released early from probation because he has completed a substance abuse program and "is no longer in need of supervision," the U.S. probation…Click to Continue »

Wednesday October 3, 2012 1:48AM | Bookmark and Share

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