Voters will decide on state lawmakers, governor, a U.S. Senator, Alaska’s only U.S. House rep, and on three ballot initiatives ranging from marijuana to minimum wage.
Lawmakers spoke to the work behind the bill, but assembled speakers, teachers, and students of many Alaska Native languages spoke to the vitality of what the recognition means.
Walker will run as governor, Mallott as lieutenant governor on the “Alaska First Unity Ticket.”
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.
The Alaska Municipal League wrapped up a second day of events on August 14 — with a gubernatorial debate between Democrat Byron Mallot and unaffiliated candidate Bill Walker.
Beyond supporting the re-election of Democratic Senator Mark Begich, the convention in Nome endorsed a party candidate for the U.S. House and reiterated support for gubernatorial candidate Byron Mallott.
In Tuesday’s news: Dallas Seavey wins the 42nd Iditarod, setting a new trail record in the second tightest race for the top ever; HB 199, a…
In Monday’s news: Gov. Sean Parnell declares areas of Western Alaska disaster zones after devastating storms; NovaCopper’s planned Ambler Mine project is being helped by AIDEA…
Zachariah Hughes traveled to Savoonga to hear how the community is dealing with the economic disaster of this year’s record-low walrus harvest.
This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, September 19th, 2013 at 10:00am), we’re talking about the state’s oil taxes. Governor Parnell’s bill lowering the state’s oil taxes…