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Bill Walker announces Craig Fleener as running mate

...Gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker announced his running mate on Monday: former deputy Fish and Game commissioner Craig Fleener.Fleener was introduced at a news conference in Fairbanks, just days after tendering his resignation. Both men plan...
State | Local
Empire Editorial: Another election, another frivolous complaint

...opinion column penned by lieutenant governor-hopeful Craig Fleener, where he accused Gov. Sean Parnell of skipping a...disappointing that Governor Parnell personally attacks Craig Fleener's integrity, stepping over the true message raised...
If you're headed to Inauguration Day ceremonies, here's what you need to know

...administered by retired Alaska Supreme Court Justice Walter Carpenti and current Alaska Supreme Court Justice Daniel Winfree.Craig Fleener, Walker's former lieutenant governor candidate, will be the master of ceremonies. The Thunder Mountain High School...
State | Local
Empire Editorial: Lynching by Facebook a thin Speedo with women in Las Vegas. One showed him with his hands on a woman's breasts.This week, it was Craig Fleener's turn.Fleener has been nominated by Walker to be third in the state's line of succession, but at a confirmation...
Budget closeouts among things to watch in Legislature

...society. Fleener confirmationSticking with House State Affairs, the committee plans a confirmation hearing Thursday for Craig Fleener, Walker's appointee to succeed Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott should that position become vacant. Fleener ran as a lieutenant...
State | AK legislature
Tribe criticizes Walker for support of reserve drilling plan the governor's office said Walker is promoting projects in Alaska by speaking directly with federal officials. Craig Fleener, Walker's Arctic policy adviser, said the governor also is taking early steps to formalize state relations with...
State | AK legislature
Mallott, Walker could team up

...current lieutenant governor candidates, Hollis French and Craig Fleener, would have to resign."The two campaigns are in...Bill Walker invited Byron Mallott, Hollis French and Craig Fleener, along with key advisors to meetings to evaluate the...
Two Democrats vie for Lt. Gov. position's nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Mark Begich.Independent lieutenant governor candidate Craig Fleener is running in the general with independent gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker.French, who lost the Democratic gubernatorial...
My Turn: The graceful exit of a true statesman

...purpose greater than himself. French wasn't the only one who resigned from the lieutenant governor's ballot. Craig Fleener had the No. 2 spot on Walker's side. Walker called both "dedicated, highly qualified Alaskans selflessly advancing...
Letter: Being Native should not be the qualifier for appointment

...Folgers, Emil Notti and myself (I've been part of the governor's cabinet for four years). And, of course, Craig Fleener was the deputy commissioner of Fish and Game before he quit to be Walker's running mate on the independent ticket...


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