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Spotted: Dunleavy gets prime seat by Trump at Republican Convention on final night | #alaska | #politics

Donald Trump asked Gov. Mike Dunleavy to sit with him on Thursday night, just before Trump was to give his acceptance speech to the Republican National Convention. Photo credit: Carmela Warfield. Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy was seated three seats from former President Donald Trump on Thursday evening at the Republican National Convention, in the first […]

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Greg Adler: Did government tamper with the official record? | #alaska | #politics

By GREG ADLER The coup de grace was when the Board of Equalization board members testified that the role and authority of the board is not to decide if the assessor did something “wrong,” “fraudulent,” “prejudicial,’ or “whatever you want.”  The bountiful assessor knows property owners do not have the resources to fight City Hall within strict […]

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Nick Begich for Alaska posts best fundraising quarter ever, nearly all coming from small donors in Alaska | #alaska | #politics

Congressional candidate Nick Begich raised $311,000 in the second quarter of 2024, a 44% increase over his previous quarter and his best showing yet for the 2024 campaign. Overall, Begich’s campaign has raised about $919,000 with nearly 60% of it coming from Alaskans since he filed one year ago on July 13, 2023. Campaign money […]

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Sullivan: Trump will restore peace through strength | #alaska | #politics

U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan said that the leaders whom he spoke with at the recent North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit agree that the world is now consumed by chaos. In a column in Friday’s Wall Street Journal, Sullivan pointed out that dictators in Russia, China, Iran, and North Korea are working to undermine the free […]

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Alaska

U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Chevron doctrine could have major impacts in Alaska | #alaska | #politics

Ben Eshelman, center, loads totes with Copper River king salmon as fishermen deliver to the F/V Lucid Dream anchored near Egg Island on Thursday, May 20, 2021. (Emily Mesner / ADN) The U.S. Supreme Court issued a major decision on Friday that could have wide-ranging impacts in Alaska by restricting the regulatory power of federal […]

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Now six clubs: Capital City Republican Women endorse Nick Begich for Congress | #alaska | #politics

Nick Begich III Six out of the seven Republican women’s clubs in Alaska have endorsed Republican Nick Begich for Congress. The latest club to do so is Capital City Republican Women, which announced the endorsement on Wednesday. Capital City Republican Women was organized in Juneau in Territorial Days to promote an informed electorate and support […]

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Peltola walks back her support for Ambler mine access | #alaska | #politics

Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Mary Peltola Rep. Mary Peltola threw her staff under the bus during a radio interview on Tuesday, saying she did not approving her name being put on a press released that was published by the Alaska delegation, which favors the construction of the Ambler Access Project, a road to a […]

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Mayor LaFrance to cut bus service in Anchorage

Empty buses following their routes through Anchorage with just two or three people onboard is not the only problem that the People Mover system has. The city’s bus service also can’t find drivers to move those empty buses around. Two years after the city had bought 40 new buses to replace the ones that had […]

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Parade politics: Ester, North Pole, Eagle River, Tok | #alaska | #politics

Ester Fourth of July on left, and North Pole Fourth of July Fourth of July parades in the Fairbanks North Star Borough were markedly different between the enclave of Ester and the town of North Pole. As different as the politics of the two towns. In Ester, Democrat candidate Savannah Fletcher, running for Senate, and […]

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Breaking: Alaska’s U.S. Judge Joshua Kindred resigns | #alaska | #politics

It has not been announced by the U.S. Court in a press release, but it shows up on the court’s website: Alaska’s U.S. District Court Judge Joshua Kindred has resigned, effective July 8.  Kindred was appointed by President Donald Trump in 2019 to serve as a judge for the District of Alaska. He is a […]

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