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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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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...
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...
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...
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...
UAA Chancellor Ulmer announces retirement

ANCHORAGE - University of Alaska Anchorage Chancellor Fran Ulmer says she will retire in 2011. Ulmer is a former lieutenant governor and in 2002 was the Democratic candidate for governor. She was defeated by Republican Frank Murkowski. In...
Primary knocks out House speaker candidate, another still hanging

...James announced plans to seek the 40-member House's top post during her campaign against Coghill, son of a former lieutenant governor who won by a 54-46 percentage spread. Incumbent Rep. Lisa Murkowski, a moderate Republican also vying to...
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...
Parnell, Treadwell sworn in

...ceremony at Juneau's Centennial Hall. Parnell, taking the reins of the state after voters resoundingly gave the former lieutenant governor his own term of office following the resignation of former Gov. Sarah Palin, promised to drive forward with...
Alaska editorial: Gender representation in the U.S. Senate

...Now, anyone about to launch from a chair to blurt "But what about Fran Ulmer!" should sit down. The former lieutenant governor was elected as part of a ticket headed by Tony Knowles; people vote for the top of the ticket, not the bottom...


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