...the District 2 assembly seat is down to three candidates. Candidate Mary Anderson announced Monday that she is withdrawing from the race. "After mindful reflection and discussion with supporters, I have decided to withdraw my candidacy for the...
JUNEAU - Alaska's unemployment in May fell to its lowest level in eight months, 8.3 percent.
If anyone doubts we live in interesting times, consider the local election campaign season that concludes Tuesday. Voters are asked to conssider important transportation issues; whether to continue to tax themselves to provide for schools, hospital expansion and recreational facilities; to limit the byproducts of tourism; and to select the best people to represent our collective interests.
...Incumbent Craig Campbell, appointed after the resignation of Gov. Sarah Palin, announced last week he was withdrawing from the race. Alaska's primary is in August.
When he kicked into his sprint, swinging wide to the outside to pass about four riders just before the finish line, it appeared Chris Scholes was on his way to winning his fourth straight title in the Nick Frangos Memorial Bike Race.
JUNEAU - Nome Mayor Denise Michels is withdrawing from the race for Alaska's lieutenant governor.
Hats off to Mark Farmer for joining Sally Smith. I was glad to hear him announce that he was withdrawing from the race for mayor and throwing his support to Ms. Smith. Mr. Farmer was straight spoken on issues. I may not have agreed with him on...
ANCHORAGE - If Ted Stevens is convicted in his federal trial next month, his name will still appear as the Republican candidate for Senate on Alaska's November election ballot.
Barbara Sheinberg announced today she will not run for the Juneau Assembly. About two weeks ago Sheinberg declared her plans to run for the seat Rod Swope is vacating. Sheinberg said she is withdrawing because a number of other qualified people intend to run for the seat.
I would like to thank Amy Skilbred for her decision to withdraw from the Democratic primary and clear the way for a real contest between Beth Kerttula and Rosemary Hagevig.
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