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Rep. Woodie Salmon announces support for Democratic caucus

Democratic Rep. Woodie Salmon of Chalkyitsik is disputing a report on Juneau's KINY radio that he's left the Democratic minority caucus to join the Republican...
Photo: Legislative welcome

Left to right, Michael Vigil of Chenega Bay, Rep. Woodie Salmon, D-Beaver, and Nancy Barnes of Rep. Albert Kookesh's office, mingle during the Community Legislative Welcome Reception...
Freshman swims against political current

Interior Alaska sent a new face and a unique voice to this year's Legislature. Rep. Woodie Salmon is a pilot from the Gwich'in Athabascan tribe near Chlakyitsik, population 83. The bushy-haired Democratic freshman spent...
Lawmaker touts Yukon River ferry

...see state ferries cruising up and down the Yukon River as they did during the mining heyday the 19th century. Rep. Woodie Salmon, D-Beaver, said expanding the Alaska Marine Highway System to various river communities would boost their economies...
Review board confirms two House winners

...examination of votes cast in the Nov. 2 general election and has verified the winners of two close House races. Democrat Woodie Salmon of Beaver was declared the winner of the House District 6 race against Aniak Republican Ward Sattler. Salmon won by...
Alaska Digest

...Salmon, the first traditional chief of the Athabascan people of the Interior. Salmon, the father of state Rep. Woodie Salmon, D-Beaver, died Wednesday. He was 95. State flags will be lowered on Monday, the day of Salmon's funeral in...
House OKs ANWR resolution; Kerttula, 3 other Dems vote no

...development. The resolution passed on a 26-4 vote. Four Democratic lawmakers - Reps. Beth Kerttula of Juneau, Woodie Salmon of Beaver, and Sharon Cissna and Les Gara of Anchorage - opposed the resolution. Ten other House members were absent...
Keep Arctic National Wildlife Refuge safe

...seeds of the ultimate answer: political courage beyond self interest. My admiration and hopeful thanks to Les Gara, Woodie Salmon, Beth Kerttula and Sharon Cissna. Colleen Patterson Anchorage
AP interview: Lawmaker preaches self-sufficiency

...slightly more than 10,700 registered voters. In a surprise upset, the retired educator defeated Democratic Rep. Woodie Salmon - an Alaska Native from the village of Chalkyitsik - in last month's election. Dick is a nonnative, but he points...
House sends profit-based oil tax bill to Senate

...substantial amount of state money to reduce their energy costs if it passes. One of those Bush legislators, Rep. Woodie Salmon, D-Beaver, said every year that Republican majority leaders "stack all this money" for them, but then they make...


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