Ballot measure reaches half of signature goal

The organizers of the PFD Voter Registration ballot initiative say they've reached they halfway mark in their signature-gathering effort.If enacted, the PFD Voter Registration...
Committee asks for special sales tax for pot

...Juneau's municipal election ballots in October. At their meeting...this matter will appear on the ballots next fall if the Assembly heeds...on the next regular election ballot."I know we can't go to...members argued that supporters of Ballot Measure 2, which legalized...
My Turn: Somewhere between Reefer Madness and the Nirvana Network

With the passage of the Marijuana Initiative (Ballot 2) in November 2014, Alaskans participated in bringing to...said, 116,803 Alaskans who voted determined the outcome for Ballot 2. That is 22.9 percent of all of the eligible Alaska voters...
Trump is fifth to join Alaska's Republican primary

...Republican Party's March 1 primary, the party announced by email Monday."It is my great honor to be accepted to be on the ballot in Alaska," Trump said in a statement released by the Alaska Republican Party.Trump is the fifth mainstream candidate to...
Voting is important

...state is on the "People" ballot. He got his start by winning...Moment" categories this ballot: The World Championship in...Kluane Bike Race are on the ballot in the "Events" category...before completing their own ballots at the selection meeting on...
Myanmar army will keep privileges even with opposition win

...upper house and the lower house will each nominate a candidate for president. After Jan. 31, all 664 legislators will cast ballots and the top vote-getter will become president, while the other two will be vice presidents.Although she is barred by the...
Nation and World
Juneau Assembly passes marijuana zoning ordinance; restricts cultivation in residential areas

...It was a change necessary to bring city code into line with Ballot Measure 2, passed by Alaska voters last year to allow the recreational...ordinance, Kiehl said.Under Alaska statutes implemented by Ballot Measure 2, marijuana businesses can be licensed for retail...
Year of Reading Foreign: Lens of the Future

...Sad Puppies, tried to stack the nominations in their favor.George R.R. Martin described the result as "the weakest Hugo ballot in recent memory, thanks to the Puppy slates." The toxic atmosphere prompted several nominees and a presenter to withdraw...
Ohio votes down legalizing pot for medical, recreational use

...Ohio - Ohio voters rejected a ballot proposal Tuesday that would...campaign, a legal fight over its ballot wording, an investigation...question on the 2015 statewide ballots.With three-quarters of...of opponents and a separate ballot question to prevent monopolies...
Nation and World
Letter: Time to honor Prop. 10

About 45 years ago (on the 1970 ballot), Alaskans were asked to approve Proposition 10 - the State General Obligation Ferry Construction asking for $21 million. The...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback