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Gov. Dunleavy faces a heated reelection campaign next year, with more Alaskans disapproving than approving of the incumbent's job performance, according to the latest data released by Alaska Survey Research. The weathered conservative survived a recall effort, but now faces State Rep. Les Ga… Read more

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According to Forbes.com, the poverty rate in Alaska is 10.7%. The rate for Anchorage is 9%. Assuming those in poverty are wanting employment, and given the number of people in poverty, why is it that businesses say they cannot find employees? Read more

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday it is extending through May a timeline to decide how or whether to proceed with proposed restrictions on mining in Alaska's Bristol Bay region, which is known for its salmon runs.  Read more

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The federal government said Thursday that it's beginning the process of repealing a Trump-era rule that permitted road-building and logging harvesting in an enormous southeast Alaska rainforest that provides habitat for wolves, bears and salmon. Read more

UNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A fast-growing area north of Anchorage known as a hotbed of conservatism gained the most population since the 2010 Census and will keep the same number of seats in the Alaska Legislature under a new map of state political boundaries that some critics say short-changes the area. Read more

Numbering over 72 million, millennials—defined by the Pew Research Center as people born between 1981 and 1996—are now the largest generation in the U.S., accounting for about 22% of the population. When compared to previous generations, millennials are different in many ways, but one of the… Read more

Following his April 2021 filing for re-election, Alaska Congressman Don Young today announced key members of his campaign team ahead of the 2022 election, including Alaska State Senator Josh Revak to serve as Campaign Chair, and longtime political strategists Art Hackney and Matt Shuckerow t… Read more

Last week, Mikhail Shneyder, the CEO of Nightingale College, a remote nursing school with its only physical campus in Ogden, Utah, visited his newest virtual campus of Anchorage last week to discuss with new students the challenge awaiting them as they pursue the field of nursing in the era … Read more

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Utah doctor is accused of lying about ill patients in his climbing party to get a high-altitude government helicopter to rescue him off the tallest mountain in North America after a failed summit and of destroying evidence.  Read more

After more than 100,000 votes were cast in 200 categories, these are the winners of Press Picks 2021 as chosen by the readers of the Anchorage Press. Pick up a copy of next week's Anchorage Press to see all of the winners as well as profiles of our Editor's Picks! Read more

Alaska has reached a kind of preliminary final stage in its every-ten-year redrawing of election districts, an intensely political process that defines which political parties and regions control the strings of power in Juneau. the state capitol. Read more

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Kyle Rittenhouse told jurors at his murder trial that he tried to get away from his pursuers the night he shot three men during street unrest in Kenosha, saying he never wanted to kill anyone: “I didn't do anything wrong. I defended myself.” Read more

n honor of Veterans Day, a group of Democratic lawmakers is reviving an effort to pay the families of Black service members who fought on behalf of the nation during World War II for benefits they were denied or prevented from taking full advantage of when they returned home from war. Read more

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A divided Alaska Redistricting Board voted Tuesday on House district pairings for Senate seats for the Anchorage area that one member said would leave open the board to “an unfortunate and very easily winnable argument of partisan gerrymandering.”  Read more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — When Republican Rep. Bill Posey of Florida ended an Oct. 21 House floor speech with a fist pump and the phrase “Let’s go, Brandon!” it may have seemed cryptic and weird to many who were listening. But the phrase was already growing in right-wing circles, and now the seeming… Read more

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska state corporation that was the main bidder in an oil and gas lease sale in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge earlier this year said it is suing federal officials over what it calls improper actions that are preventing lease activities. Read more

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Kelly Tshibaka, who is running for the Alaska U.S. Senate seat held by fellow Republican Lisa Murkowski, announced plans Wednesday for a fundraiser hosted by former President Donald Trump.Tshibaka’s campaign provided a copy of an invitation for the fundraiser that shows… Read more

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