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Empire Editorial: Rethinking roguish behavior

"(Bill) Walker, while a strong candidate, feels like a rogue. We've had enough of rogues."This editorial board published those words Oct. 27, 2014, while endorsing...
US Senate race draws focus in Alaska primary date to the 1990s. He believes his knowledge of Alaska issues, from fisheries to aviation, make him the strongest candidate to challenge Begich. His endorsements include four-time Iditarod champ Martin Buser and astronaut Buzz Aldrin...
Empire Editorial: For governor of Alaska, Parnell is the right pick the state if he is elected. Byron Mallott will have only as much input as Walker allows.Walker, while a strong candidate, feels like a rogue.We've had enough of rogues.Parnell and Walker are almost identical in their views on social...
Begich could benefit from GOP's woes

...Brook Hougesen, a spokeswoman for the National Republican Senatorial Committee, said she expects the GOP to field a strong candidate.So far, Republicans have sought to paint Begich, who has risen in the ranks of the Senate Democratic leadership...
Pirates prep for Wainwright, Cardinals in NLDS

...haven't announced a starter after Lance Lynn, who will face rookie Gerrit Cole in Game 2 on Friday. Matheny has three strong candidates in Joe Kelly and rookies Shelby Miller and Michael Wacha. The manager said Miller and Wacha would be available in...
Alaska Sports Hall Of Fame announces class of 2014

...had to make some extremely difficult choices," ASHOF Executive Director Harlow Robinson said. "There were many strong candidates in all categories and they arrived with a class we can all be very proud of."Over 1,600 people participated...
School board interviews candidates for open seat

...member's unexpired term Monday, with board President Sally Saddler pronouncing all of them to be qualified and strong candidates.Kim Poole resigned her seat on the school board last month after moving to Oklahoma, leaving a spot on the seven-member...
August GOP primary critical; get involved

...return to your previous status after the primary, it is just as easy to make the necessary change back. With three strong candidates running in the Republican primary, every vote is vital. As a former mayor, Sarah Palin has taken positions unfavorable...
Lt. governor candidates seek ways to stand out

...the tenure of Gov. Tony Knowles, a Democrat, the lieutenant governor hopeful said. "I believe that I'm the strongest candidate to step in and constructively work with the administration and the Legislature," Leman told the Palmer crowd...
Binkley goes on the attack

...get down to that crucial decision and balance that and weigh that, I believe that they'll find that I am the strongest candidate and I will be successful in August." Binkley, 53, was in the state Legislature from 1985 to 1990, and was...


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