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If you're headed to Inauguration Day ceremonies, here's what you need to know

...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 Brass Quintet, the Crimson...
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Parnell gets boost from Romney

...and 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, who recently endorsed Walker instead of Parnell, her former lieutenant governor.On Monday, Palin included Walker and Mallott among candidates listed in an email from her political action...
Mayor Sullivan supports Juneau as capital, won't relocate if elected lt. gov.

...Mead Treadwell lives in Anchorage, but out-of-Juneau lieutenant governors are a recent phenomenon. Former lieutenant governors Hugh Wade (Alaska's first), Keith Miller, Robert Ward, Red Boucher, Terry Miller, Stephen McAlpine...
Sarah Palin hopes to run for office again some day

...challenging Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell, a Republican who has held office since Palin quit. Parnell, Palin's former lieutenant governor, dismantled the increased oil taxes that served as a key part of Palin's agenda while she served as governor...
Gubernatorial candidates wage end push

...governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin recently endorsed Walker instead of Parnell, her former lieutenant governor who backed a reduced state oil-industry tax system that replaced Palin's signature system established with...
Walker ousts Parnell

...and he won election in his own right in 2010 with Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell.In October, Palin snubbed her former lieutenant governor in his bid for re-election, endorsing Walker over Parnell, who championed the dismantling of increased oil...
Alaska Digest

...available at by clicking on "Seafood Jobs," then "Current Openings." Son of former lieutenant governor dies ANCHORAGE - The son of former Lt. Gov. Steve McAlpine died Friday in a head-on collision on the Parks...
Critics of bear baiting aim at voters attract bears, I don't think it's fair. Not really a civilized thing," said Lowell Thomas Jr., a former lieutenant governor and one of the backers of the initiative. Thomas, who says he only shoots animals with a camera, said he...
Ulmer heads to Harvard

After spending nearly 30 years in Alaska politics, former Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer is going back to school - as a professor as well as a student. This fall, Ulmer sets out to Harvard University's Institute of Politics to teach one semester of public policy as a resident fellow. "The whole fellowship idea is to bring practical, real-world experiences into the classroom, so that it's not just political science as a theoretical thing or economics as a theoretical thing," Ulmer said. "They want specific examples from the real world, and I've got 30 years of examples about Juneau and about Alaska
Alaska governor candidates spar at forum

...between Democrat Ethan Berkowitz, a former Anchorage state representative, and Republican Sean Parnell, the former lieutenant governor elevated to the governor's job when Sarah Palin quit. Answering a question on legalizing civil unions, Parnell...


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