Refine Search

Former state rep drops interest in Senate seat

FAIRBANKS - A former state representative who was fined nearly $18,000 on ethics violations has bowed out of a race for state Senate.Former state Rep. Alan Dick had...
Letter: Gara getting a bad rap on education

...say thank you to Les for the years of tirelessly fighting for education funding. It is rare these days that a state representative will go door to door. From the time I first moved to Anchorage, Les always personally comes to my house to ask...
My Turn: Alaskans want the best, and HB383 will ensure it

...a career or having to work through a legal matter, you want the best on your side. You wouldn't want me, a state representative and career small businessman, investing your life savings; you'd want Warren Buffett.I say that as a way...
Parnell says he's not threatening Ketchikan over school funding incorporated areas being treated differently than unincorporated areas, which do not have to contribute.A state representative from North Pole has introduced legislation that would repeal the required local contribution, and that has raised...
State | AK legislature
Supreme Court rejects Kohring appeal

ANCHORAGE - The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a former Alaska state representative convicted of corruption.The high court in a one-line statement Monday said it would not review the case of Wasilla Republican...
State | AK legislature
Chinese military risk looms, legislator says

An Alaska state representative thinks the state may be a risk of a military attack from China. And U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, speaking on the legislative floor...
Friday is the deadline for an international space art contest

The Federal Aviation Administration in Alaska is serving as the state representative of an international art contest. The theme is the 50th anniversary of human space flight. Entries will be judged in three age...
Regional News
Lawmakers eye cost of fish hatcheries

FAIRBANKS - A state representative from Anchorage and a state senator from Sitka are asking Gov. Sarah Palin to stop state spending on a fish hatchery under development...
Lawmakers OK Facebook for gov't work

...chairman Mike Hawker said legislators still can designate staff to log on for them under existing rules.Hawker, a state representative from Anchorage, opened the discussion, which lasted for well over an hour, saying he wanted to bring some finality...
Alaska economist: Cut state spending by $1.5B

...economist says the state can afford, the Anchorage Daily News reported.Chamber President Andrew Halcro, a former state representative and gubernatorial candidate, argued against the idea. Goldsmith's concept, which has been floated in past...


  • 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