Denali road open to private vehicles at season end

...because weather this time of year can change quickly.Shuttle buses operate during the busy summer season, providing the primary means by which visitors can see the park. The buses recently stopped running for the year.The park says vault toilets...
Begich's health insurance idea gets look from federal government

...Affordable Care Act, Alaskans regularly faced double-digit rate increases on the individual market. The state remains the primary insurance regulator and rate reviewer," said Tasha Bradley, a spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Health and...
Letter: JKT the man for the job

The primary election is over and it's time to look closely at the candidates. Starting here at home, in my book, Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins...
Reactions mixed after 'unity' announcement their party's candidate in the primary."The public, when they vote...a lot of people who came out in the primary and voted for a ticket that had...ticket "rendered their vote (in the primary) sort of useless. It was a tough...
US trained Alaskans as 'stay-behind agents'

...for placing "Washtub" stay-behind agents.The peninsula is named after Secretary of State William H. Seward, the primary negotiator in the 1867 purchase of the Alaska territory for $7.2 million from czarist Russia.The FBI tapped its...
My Turn: The graceful exit of a true statesman

...words, Mallot was the "stronger general election candidate" who had just entered the race. Then, despite winning the primary, statewide polling made it clear the Democratic team would likely come up short. So why run when losing seems imminent...
My Turn: Putting partisan poltics aside

...has become apparent that a three-way race would not result in the change that Alaska desperately needs. Following the primary election, we heard from Alaskans from every reach of the state and from every political background asking for my campaign...
5 things to watch in Alaska's general election

...the Bristol Bay region, were supposed to have been on the primary ballot. But the state Legislature went into extended...doesn't want to be on the ballot. Thom Walker won the primary election without campaigning. He works in the Brooks...
Top 5 races to watch in the West a pair of conservative Republican challengers in the primary and faces Democratic Rep. Ami Bera in November. Bera...remains to be seen how real the opportunity is since the primary concluded so recently. The Rothenberg Political Report...
5 things to know about the primary governor.Here are five more things to know about the primary:? BIG MONEY: Alaska's U.S. Senate race is the...who is putting up a hard fight.In the lead-up to the primary, a super PAC backing Begich spent about $4 million...


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