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Anchorage mayor vetoes law aimed at protecting moose

...nuisance to moose - trees that draw moose into roadways or actually make moose sick," he said.Sullivan, the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, also agreed with critics who said the proposed limit on palisade fencing was a government...
A month in book photos

...greets the lunch crowd at the Varsity on Oct. 1 in Atlanta, Georgia. Romney attended a private fundraiser for Republican candidate for U.S. Senate David Perdue earlier that day. (John Bazemore | The Associated Press)Former first lady Laura...
Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

...the statewide measures considered since 2000 have passed, he said.The popularity of the issue has put some Republican candidates in a difficult spot.In Alaska, Senate candidate Dan Sullivan opposed a federal minimum wage hike during the...
Williams is 'absolutely' Road proponent

...Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, couldn't attend because of a scheduling conflict, leaving the floor to the Republican candidate.Williams started his opening comments by thanking Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, for "not only serving Juneau...
Senate candidates vie for veterans' votes

...shot. When talk switched to politics, Unsderfer, a Vietnam veteran, said he was voting for Sullivan."He's an old military guy, too," Unsderfer said of the Republican candidate. "The majority of us guys are for Sullivan."
Alaska Editorial: Political ads focus on trivia, not real issues

...certainly here already.The focus on negative diversions as opposed to substance is typified among groups supporting Republican candidate Dan Sullivan by their recent attacks on Sen. Mark Begich's attendance record for votes. Negative ads run by...
Vic Kohring drops out of US Senate race without a candidate. Kohring encouraged all Alaskans, regardless of political affiliation, to support Republican candidate Dan Sullivan over U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska.The race has drawn national attention, with Republicans...
Reactions mixed after 'unity' announcement

...Tuesday's conference. Walker as the lead candidate was decided to be more likely to win out against incumbent Republican candidate Gov. Sean Parnell, rather than Mallott as governor with Walker as his running mate. Munoz said she was "really...
Letter to the Editor: Dan Sullivan doesn't respect privacy

...freedoms like that isn't representing all of Alaska.Dan Sullivan recently survived a nasty primary and will be the Republican candidate for Senate. Sullivan is little-known in Alaska because he's a native of Ohio, but his positions on women's...
Treadwell: Let Alaskans decide

Editor's note: Members of the Empire's editorial board met with Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, at the Empire on Aug. 9. The interview below has been shortened for length.Q: According to several recent...
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