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All but one of the 59 legislative races on this year’s ticket (remember Sen. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, gets this year off thanks to redistricting) have four candidates or fewer in the primary election, which means that all but one candidate in the race for Fairbanks’ House District 35 will aut…

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The majority of voters going to the polls Aug. 16 will likely be choosing one of three candidates for Alaska’s U.S. Senate seat as their pick-one primary option: incumbent Republican Lisa Murkowski, Republican Party-endorsed Kelly Tshibaka or Democratic Party-endorsed Patricia Chesbro. It’s …

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A former member of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly is challenging the eligibility of Rep. David Eastman, R-Wasilla, for state office.

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The Arctic’s largest scientific research station, a facility on Alaska’s North Slope, has received an increase in funding for the coming five years of operations, the University of Alaska Fairbanks announced on Tuesday.

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That the Kinross feasibility study says the “high-grade, low-cost” Tetlin project should proceed is no surprise, given the push by Kinross and the billions at stake.

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"I think of it like this; we're the lost city of Atlantis," explained Pamela Hildebrandt as she pointed to a row of collapsed tents. "Everyone knows we're here 'somewhere,' but no one cares."

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Three sitting judges and two state attorneys are among seven people vying to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Alaska Supreme Court.

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski said this week that she is likely to vote in favor of a bill protecting same-sex marriage rights, joining four other Republicans and raising the likelihood that the measure can overcome a Senate filibuster.

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Bobby Bolen is trying to fill around 50 teaching positions at the North Slope Borough School District.

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In 2019, Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s office steered a no-bid contract, worth up to $441,000 to the grandson of one of the major financial backers of his 2018 campaign.

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Since the 2020 election, Iowa has enacted one new felony and two new misdemeanor offenses targeting election officials.

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WASHINGTON — Both Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. House voted Tuesday to enshrine the right to same-sex and interracial marriages in federal law, though the bill’s path forward in the Senate is unclear.

In March 2021, four months after former President Donald Trump claimed that voter fraud cost him the state’s electoral votes and the presidency, Georgia’s Republican governor signed a law criminalizing people who give food or drinks to voters waiting at the polls.

Monkeypox, a potentially deadly disease caused by a virulent strain of a virus in the Orthopoxvirus genus, is spreading at an alarming rate, with over 1,800 U.S. cases identified as of mid-July in all but seven states.

A legal dispute between the U.S. government and the state of Alaska about subsistence fishing on the Kuskokwim River is growing, and a leading Native corporation says it could endanger subsistence hunting and fishing rights across Alaska.

More than 4,000 people attended the Planned Parenthood Alliance Advocates Alaska rally in Anchorage this past Saturday, making it the largest abortion rights event the nonprofit has ever held, according to its director. The Delaney Park Strip event was also the largest rally in Alaska agains…

Former President Donald Trump rallied the troops in Anchorage this weekend in support of Republican candidates Kelly Tshibaka and Sarah Palin in an event that was pretty much what you’d expect for a Trump rally in 2022. There were election conspiracy theories, conservative grievance, demoniz…

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In front of more than 5,000 cheering supporters at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage, former President Donald Trump fulfilled a year-old promise to campaign in Alaska against incumbent U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, one of seven Republicans who voted in favor of his conviction following the…

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Kelly Tshibaka has done everything to attach herself to Donald Trump, currying his favor by repeating his lies about the results of the 2020 election.

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It’s no surprise that Sarah Palin swallows Donald Trump’s lies about who won the 2020 election, while Democrat Mary Peltola does not.

Alaska’s state alcohol regulator is declining to stop distilleries from selling kegs of premixed cocktails despite a warning by federal regulators, who have concluded that the process is illegal.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s chief of staff has been temporarily replaced due to family health issues, the governor’s deputy communications director said Wednesday.

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Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy signed HB 127 into law July 3 in Seward, moving a proposed $60 million new cruise ship passenger dock project in Seward toward construction.

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The state agency that led Alaska’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been dissolved. As of Friday, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services is now two separate agencies: the Department of Health and the Department of Family and Community Services.

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Palin has eagerly embraced Trump’s lies despite the lack of evidence of fraud. She was echoing Trump’s nonsense about voter fraud in 2016 and started claiming the 2020 election was rigged after Biden won. She strings together rumors about “shenanigans” and never fails to mention the aide to Obama who voted absentee in Alaska in 2008.

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When Sarah Palin performs in public, one of her stock lines is that she “has nothing to lose,” portraying herself as someone who no longer takes offense at what people say about her, a line she has been repeating since her 2008 campaign for vice president.

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Alaska State Troopers arrested Lindsay Kavanaugh, executive director of the Alaska Democratic Party, for allegedly driving while intoxicated over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Officials with the party confirmed the arrest on Tuesday.

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Planned Parenthood Alliance Advocates Alaska is holding events in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Homer and Juneau on Saturday focused on abortion access advocacy.

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If all goes as Lisa Simpson expects, she will win the August primary for an Anchorage state House seat and be cleared of several felonies about the same time.

This week, Anchorage taxpayers received a letter from the mayor regarding 2022 property taxes. Following an influx of public comment concerning the use of municipal resources to print and distribute the letters, the Assembly Budget and Finance Committee Co-Chairs Forrest Dunbar and Austin Qu…

With the overturning of Roe, reproductive rights advocates in Alaska are encouraging voters to vote no on a constitutional convention during the general election this coming November, while abortion opponents are encouraging voters to vote yes.

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Tuesday morning, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Air Quality issued an advisory for Southcentral Alaska, Southwest Alaska, and the Aleutian Islands as smoke from several fires in Central Alaska start to make their way into the air here in Southcentral Alaska.

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Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has signed a $14.4 billion state budget, the sixth-largest in state history, after vetoing about $400 million from a proposal passed by the Alaska Legislature this spring.

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Moderate Republican candidate Tara Sweeney saw her chances of appearing on the special election ballot for U.S. House evaporate this weekend with a ruling by the Alaska Supreme Court, but it could be the remaining Republicans in the race—Nick Begich and Sarah Palin—who could be the real losers.

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Dennis Egan served in the Alaska Legislature as Juneau’s senator for a decade, leaving a lasting impression as a gruff-but-charming fixture of the building and an icon of Alaska’s capital city.

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski joined 14 other Republicans and the U.S. Senate’s Democrats on Thursday in support of a new gun-violence prevention bill crafted after the school massacre in Uvalde, Texas.

“If constituents knew how she treated her staff, I don’t think they would vote for her. Because how she treats staff in the office, and how she treats her constituents, is very different,” said Monica Southworth, a former Tarr aide who now works outside the Legislature.

The Division of Elections on Wednesday released a detailed breakdown of the ballot rejection numbers from the June 11 special election, revealing the reasons why 7,504 ballots were not counted and how those reasons varied by each House district (remember, they’re using the 2013 House distric…

Moderate Republican candidate Tara Sweeney announced over the weekend that she will run in the general election for U.S. House after a separate effort to get her on the special election ballot came up short with the Alaska Supreme Court.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruling to overturn its 1973 Roe v. Wade decision is unpopular with a majority of Americans — but did that matter?

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy issued the following statement after today’s decision by the United States Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade.

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ANCHORAGE – The Supreme Court issued a misogynistic, regressive ruling today overturning Roe v. Wade — the landmark decision recognizing the constitutional right to abortion nearly 50 years ago. Today’s ruling opens the floodgates for anti-abortion politicians to ban abortion in states acros…

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The Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District board on Wednesday approved an activities policy that would prohibit transgender girls from competing in girls sports. The action comes as federal agencies continue to affirm legal protection for people discriminated against based on gender identity.

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The Alaska Division of Elections has determined that Republican state Rep. David Eastman of Wasilla is eligible to run for reelection. Eastman's candidacy faced challenges over his affiliation with the far-right Oath Keepers group.

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The press release from Gov. Mike Dunleavy announcing the appointment of Gabrielle “Ellie” Rubenstein to the board of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation neglected to mention key details about her background.

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Sarah Palin collected nearly one-third of the vote in the special primary election for U.S. House, repeating her tired catalog of talking points in right-wing forums, demonstrating the power of celebrity and the transitory nature of the voting public in Alaska.

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Alaska has begun the process of replacing one of the five members of the Alaska Supreme Court, though the final selection could depend upon the results of November’s general election.

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Final preliminary results posted Tuesday night by the Alaska Division of Elections show 161,614 people voted in the special election for U.S. House, Alaska’s first statewide election by mail. With 27.5% of registered voters participating, it’s the highest turnout in a primary since 2014 and …

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The race for U.S. House got a whole lot more interesting over the long weekend.

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The special election to fill Alaska’s seat in the U.S. House continues to get weirder.