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Mike Dunleavy elected governor of Alaska: rare 2018 pickup for Republicans
Republican state lawmaker Mike Dunleavy will becomeAlaska’s next governorafterdefeating Democrat Mark Begich, in a race that was marked by the independent incumbent seeking reelection, Bill Walker, dropping out in the final weeks of the campaign.
Live results: Alaska midterm elections
For Congress, the only race in Alaska isRepublican Rep. Don Young’seffort to win a 24th term in office. Young’s challenger is Alyse Galvin, an education advocate who identifies as an independent but won the Democratic primary. Young is viewed as the favorite, but this could be the toughest challenge
Alaska voters wait for outcome of Young-Galvin battle for Alaska’s sole U.S. House seat
Young, who has served as Alaska's sole congressman since 1973, faces his most well-funded challenger yet in independent Alyse Galvin. A first-time candidate, Galvin hoped to become the first woman to serve as the state's U.S Representative. Young, 85, sought to maintain the 45-year winning streak th
Alaska wins election stickers race
For all of you in the U.S., no doubt your feeds are filling up with your friends showing off their "I Voted" stickers (and if they're not, uh, better get some new friends). But are their stickers as cool as the ones from Alaska?
Man's body found in Alaska Zoo parking lot
Anchorage police say they're investigating a death after a body was found in the parking lot of the Alaska Zoo Monday morning.Officers with the Patrol Division found the body of an adult male lying in the lower parking lot located at 4731 O'Malley Road, police wrote in a statement Monday morning.APD
Commentary: Dunleavy unwilling to speak to Alaska commercial harvesters -The Cordova Times
I understand Dunleavy’s campaign manager, Brett Huber, is an opponent of commercial fishing in Cook Inlet, and the former director of the Kenai River Sports Fishing Association. It can’t be coincidence that Dunleavy is unwilling to speak to Alaska’s commercial fishermen.
Two Alaska soldiers found dead in their homes in separate incidents
A U.S. Army Soldier with the 539th Composite Truck Company from Fort Wainwright, Alaska, directs Spc. Adam Wells, a heavy transportation operator with the 539th CTC, as he drives onto an M915A5 Line-Haul Tractor Truck at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, August 3, 2016. The M915A5 can travel
New Alaska state driver's licenses are out; here's what they look like and what they do
"They're very secure and less likely to be fraudulently copied," said Marla Thompson, director of the Alaska DMV.
Majors quietly move into eastern Alaska
This "Border Fault" apparently does exist. It is not, however, a major geological structure separating Canada's westernmost territory from the northernmost of the United States. Instead, it is more of socioeconomic divide between one of the top mining nations on the planet and a country that has don
Two trans women have already won election in Alaska
During the state’s municipal elections, held in October, Liz Lyke and Kathy Ottersten won in their respective races. Lyke to the North Star Borough assembly in Fairbanks, while Ottersten was elected to the Fairbanks city council.
Soldier from central Pa. dies in Alaska barracks shooting
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) —Army officials in Alaskasay a 21-year-old soldier from Dauphin County died of a gunshot in his barracks.Spc. Mason Guckavan died Oct. 26 at Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks. The death was announced Thursday.The Army’s Criminal Investigation Command is investigating. The Army says
7 Things You Need to Know Before Flying Alaska Airlines' New Basic Economy
There are still plenty of restrictions, but for some fliers the restrictions might be palatable considering the savings. And it won’t limit your award mile earning rate, which is great given howuseful Alaska Airlines miles are for booking partner award flights!
Poll: Democrat has a razor-thin lead in contest for Alaska's at-large congressional district
The Alaska Survey Research poll found that 49 percent of the respondents said they support Galvin, compared with 48 percent who said they support Young. Meanwhile, 3 percent said they are not sure which candidate they support.
Two women say Kotzebue man charged with killing 10-year-old had previously abused them as girls
Relatives of Peter Wilson, the man charged with kidnapping, sexually assaulting and strangling a 10-year-old girl in Kotzebue, say Wilson began a pattern of rape and sexual abuse of young girls decades earlier.
Mike Dunleavy has one thing going for him: Money
With Election Day rapidly approaching, the contest for governor is of course, the most important race. Every voter needs to be aware of some of the dynamics that are playing out.
Nelson, Weisner outline priorities
Two candidates will be facing off for the position of Northwest Arctic Borough mayor on Nov. 6. Lucy S. Anasuk Nelson and Nasruk Carl Weisner were the top two candidates, out of five total, following the election in October. As neither received at least 40 percent of the total votes cast, they must
Mike Dunleavy will do what’s right
Mike Dunleavy is hard-working, honest, intelligent, trustworthy and the man we need as governor of Alaska. I met Mike at a friend’s house in Kotzebue in the early 1990s while serving on the regional school board of the Northwest Arctic School District. Mike had recently been hired as superintendent,
Mike Dunleavy will do what's right for Alaska - Must Read Alaska
Mike Dunleavy is hard-working, honest, intelligent, trustworthy and the man we need as Governor of Alaska.
House District 40 candidates outline priorities
Three candidates will be facing off for the position of state House District 40 representative on Nov. 6. Incumbent John Lincoln, of Kotzebue, Leanna Mack, of Utqiaġvik, and Patrick Savok, of Kotzebue, will all be on the ballot next month to represent the Northwest Arctic and North Slope in Juneau.
Dunleavy’s $6,700 dividend is a step toward Alaska’s financial ruin
I write about Dunleavy's plan at this late date, only a week before the gubernatorial election, because anarticle in the Anchorage Daily Newsfinally made his ideas clear over the weekend. On Monday and Tuesday I gathered numbers about the impact on the Alaska Permanent Fund.