Upstart challenges congressional veteran for House seat
Alaska's sole congressman, Don Young, has swatted away many challengers over the decades, and the longest-serving Republican in the U.S. House isn't looking to leave office anytime soon.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Alaska Journal of Commerce
Seafood industry, delegation seek Russian import ban
The United States seafood industry is pushing for Russia to end its import ban on food from several countries including the U.S., but if it doesn't, a coalition of companies wants an import ban in response.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Alaska becomes crucial frontier for Senate Democrats
At every turn in his re-election campaign, Sen. Mark Begich sees an opportunity to point out differences between himself and Republicans.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
AFL-CIO declines to endorse candidate for governor in 3-way race
As predicted earlier this week by its president, Alaska's umbrella labor organization on Friday withheld an endorsement for governor out of concern that the current three-way race will inevitably end in an easy re-election victory for Republican Gov. Sean Parnell.
Primary Elections 2014 Re-Cap
Democratic Candidate Byron Mallot announced Alaska State Senator Hollis French as his running mate, while Governor Parnell held a press conference to announce his joining forces with Mayor Dan Sullivan.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
AFP Targets Begich Absenteeism in $1m Ad Buy
Americans for Prosperity announced today it has paid more than $1 million to run a TV ad attacking Incumbent Mark Begich for missing votes in the U.S. Senate.
High-Ranking Alaskans Call on U.S. State Department to Intervene with ...
The request comes in the wake of the Mt. Polley mine disaster in B.C. and with the Canadian province's approval of a large-scale mine called KSM near Alaska.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
In District 31, voters said "Yes" on ballot initiative
In District 31, voters favored the Yes vote, 2,689 to 2,148, to rescind SB21 that regulates taxation for oil and gas taxes.
Seward City News
Preliminary Election Results Reported at 10pm by Division of Elections
The state of Alaska Division of Elections released its first batch of unofficial election results Tuesday evening for the statewide primary election.
Sullivan beats tea party in Alaska GOP Senate race
Former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan became the latest mainstream Republican to turn back a tea party challenger, winning the Alaska GOP primary to become his party's candidate to take on U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in the fall.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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The Ebola outbreak continues to spiral out of control amid reports of looting at a Liberian health center and the isolation of a traveler from Sierra Leone here in the U.S. The virus has killed at least 1,145 and sickened 982 more, according to numbers released Friday by the World Health Organization.
EXography: Hope and change? Congressional re-election rates bolster status quo
Democratic Congressmen John Dingell, John Conyers and Charlie Rangel have all served in the House of Representatives for well over 40 consecutive years.
Albany Times Union
US Senate race draws focus in Alaska
Tea party conservatives hope to make Republican primary magic again Tuesday, with a victory by Joe Miller in Alaska's U.S. Senate race.
The Primary Primer: 5 Races to Watch in Alaska and Wyoming
WHO'S ON THE BALLOT? Today, voters cast ballots in Alaska and Wyoming . The marquee race to watch is a three-way bitter GOP Senate primary in our nation's 49th state.
US Congressman Don Young Visits Childrens' Lunchbox Location
The typical thought process is that kids go home during the summer and a parent is there to feed them.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Ethics Probe of Petri Announced
Without commenting on details, the House Ethics Committee on Monday said it is reviewing a matter involving Rep. Tom Petri-something the Wisconsin Republican himself requested amid questions of a potential conflict over his advocacy for a defense contractor in his district in which he owned stock.
Study: Many tribal libraries lack broadband
At least two-fifths of Native American libraries don't have broadband Internet access, according to a study released this month, though the actual number could be as high as 89 percent.
HOH: Don Young Inches Closer to Remarrying
As first reported by the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner , the Alaska Republican - who lost his wife of more than 40 years, Lu Young, in 2009 - stepped out with his longtime companion Anne Walton over the weekend and officially used the "f" word.
In the Loop: Rep. Don Young, 81, engaged to marry
Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, leaves a closed-door Republican strategy session dealing with the the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, July 31, 2014.
Democrat Forrest Dunbar hopes to challenge Young
Anchorage Democrat Forrest Dunbar is hoping to challenge Don Young for Alaska's lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.