Top 5 races to watch in the West watch in the West this year:Alaska Senate. The race clarified last week when former Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Dan Sullivan won the Republican primary. That sets up a great general-election matchup with Democratic Sen. Mark Begich...
Mallott, French hold rally on Capitol steps

...Yakutat when he was 22. He served under Alaska's first governor, Bill Egan, at age 23, and later as mayor of Juneau, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Community and Regional Affairs, and executive director of the Permanent Fund, among other positions...
State amplifies response to KSM mine

...Alaskans' concerns.Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash, Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Cora Campbell, and Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Larry Hartig wrote a letter to the Canadian Environmental...
GOP's candidate: Alaska is my home, too

...Begich, who has tagged Sullivan as an outsider in a state where relationships and roots matter.A former natural resources commissioner and attorney general for Alaska, Sullivan is a lieutenant colonel in the Marine Corps reserves who, around this time last...
Election Day turns into night of the Sullivans

...campaign fraught with accusations of being an "Outsider," former Alaska Attorney General and Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Sullivan beat his other Republican adversaries to likely clinch the U.S. senatorial nomination. He was in the lead all...
My Turn: Alaskans can't afford not to elect Mead Treadwell to the US Senate

...former Department of Natural Resources commissioner Dan Sullivan and former magistrate...our state's 40 house districts.Commissioner Sullivan was appointed to his positions...state's attorney general and later DNR commissioner, but was not elected. Although Joe...
GOP candidates square off for last time

...Sullivan, former state attorney general and natural resources commissioner, and Joe Miller, a Fairbanks attorney and the Republican...leading it. Sullivan noted his own role as state resources commissioner in encouraging the Cook Inlet rebirth and negotiating the...
Begich won't take public position on referendum

...Republican rivals, Dan Sullivan, has called on Begich to make his position known. Sullivan was Alaska's natural resources commissioner when lawmakers approved the tax system that is currently in place and is now the subject of the repeal effort. Alaska's...
My Turn: Alaskans are and will be better off under SB21

...Palin who worked on the development of ACES, and now as the commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources who helped craft Senate...better off in the decades to come.? Joe Balash is the commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources.
Kelly, Rybkowski wed

...Academy, and is employed at the State of Alaska in Legislative Affairs as a Foreman.The wedding was officiated by Marriage Commissioner Dan Krogseng of Kenai. The bride's attendants were Shannon Dilley - the bride's sister and matron of honor - Stevie...
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