Refine Search

Forest Service chief expects busy firefighting season for the administration's efforts to make the biggest forest fires eligible for disaster funding. Two Republican members of the committee, Jeff Flake of Arizona and John Barrasso of Wyoming favor an approach that places more emphasis...
Three things to watch

...with the GOP-led majority in voting against the bill, which she argued did not go far enough with cuts.Other Republican members said they wanted to see more cut, too, but cast it as a first step in a multi-year process to downsize state...
State | AK legislature
Walker administration won't revisit SB21

...recent opinion piece written by the governor blasting the oil tax structure pushed by former Gov. Sean Parnell and Republican members of the House and Senate.Department of Revenue Commissioner Randall Hoffbeck said during a presentation of the state...
State | AK legislature
Republicans hold Alaska Senate majority, organize

...will replace Meyer as the other co-chair.The GOP picked up an extra seat, giving the party 14. The newest Republican members are state Reps. Mia Costello, of Anchorage, and Bill Stoltze, of Chugiak, who won their respective races Tuesday...
Candidates start final push as early voting starts

...and cast himself as an independent voice, unafraid to stand up to Obama. He also has played up his work with Republican members of Alaska's congressional delegation, including Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who chided him for using her image in...
Empire Editorial: Don Young - Alaska's wayward delegate

...another gaffe from Alaska's lone delegate to the House of Representatives.As an elected official, as a senior Republican member of the U.S. House, as someone with more than 40 years of experience in Alaska politics, we know he can do better...
My Turn: 29th Alaska Legislature has new faces in new positions after election

...running and start to tackle the myriad challenges facing the Great Land.The Alaska Senate Majority will have 14 Republican members and a single rural Democrat. Sen. Kevin Meyer of Anchorage will serve as Senate President, a well-deserved...
Why CIA, senators still feuding over 9/11 secrets

...indicated he differs with Feinstein on her accusations against the CIA, but he hasn't elaborated.The committee's Republican members declined to help write the classified report, seeing it as too critical. Yet some Republicans, such as Sen...
Not For Web
Montana Senator's long dormant forest bill passes committee

...permanent wilderness in exchange for too little logging."That's not a fair trade," she said.She and most other Republican members of the committee voted against the measure. One Republican, U.S. Sen. Jim Risch of Idaho, voiced his support...
Begich: Government shutdown 'totally unnecessary'

...said he hoped calmer heads would prevail over the next 24 hours.Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Don Young, the Republican members of the state congressional delegation, also expressed concern about the shutdown.Young, who voted with the majority...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback