An unexpected meeting with Dept. of Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash shifted the meeting from elections to mining.
Nome voters rejected a proposed sales tax increase on alcohol and tobacco during Tuesday’s city elections.
Nome voters will decide Tuesday whether to adopt the so-called “Sin Tax,” a citywide tax increase on all alcohol and tobacco products.
Brandy Arrington has been running unopposed for Nome’s School Board Seat B, but less than a week before election day, Charles Pullock is launching a write-in campaign for the seat.
Six candidates have filed their intention to run, unopposed, in the Nome municipal election this October.
Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell hosted the first of eight scheduled hearings to discuss Ballot Measure 3 in Nome on Tuesday afternoon.
Walker will run as governor, Mallott as lieutenant governor on the “Alaska First Unity Ticket.”
Voters of the Bering Strait and Norton Sound mirrored statewide trends in Tuesday’s primary, especially on Ballot Measure 1, but chose differently in the race for Lt. Governor.
Unofficial results show a 6,800 vote margin in favor of “no” on Ballot Measure 1, the proposition that asked voters to keep or repeal the state’s new system for taxing oil.
This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, August 14 at 10 a.m.), we’re talking about Alaska’s oil tax future and the August 19 vote on Ballot Measure 1.