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33 min ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce
In a response to our veteran reporter Tim Bradner about the results of the Aug. 19 primary that saw the effort to repeal oil tax reform defeated, Rep. Gara took the four-percentage point loss as a moral victory.
4 hrs ago | Roll Call
Democrat Begich is targeted in a new post-primary ad from an outside-group. Crossroads GPS, the issue advocacy arm of American Crossroads, is hitting Begich on equal pay for women.
7 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media
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.
13 hrs ago | KIMO
Among registered voters in Alaska, the voter turnout rate in the past for the primary elections has been less than modest.
OPINION: Bristol Bay salmon runs are are too valuable to risk for Pebble. Pictured: aerial view of a Pebble prospect work camp.
With 100 percent of precincts now having reported, Alaska Division of Elections reported on Wednesday at 3:03 p.m. that 52.2 percent of voters rejected attempts to repeal 13SB21, the existing tax structure on oil production that its critics regarded as too low.
The stage is set in one of the most important Senate races this year's midterm elections, a contest that could decide whether the Democrats or Republicans control the chamber next year.
Giant Cabbage Weigh-Off 2013 winners : Scott Rob , Keevan Dinkel and Brian Shunskis .
BIG OIL LOOKS LIKE IT HOLDS ON TO ALASKA TAX CUTS. It seems the multimillions worth of air time and snazzy leaflets paid off.
A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.
ALASKA SENATE: The long three-way contest to be the Republican to take on Sen. Mark Begich this fall will end today.
Republicans in Alaska are going to the polls today to select a candidate to run against incumbent Sen. Mark Begich in the November general election.
It should surprise no one that in the leadup to Tuesday's primary election, Alaska's public forum was so thoroughly dominated by comment about Ballot Measure 1, the proposition to repeal the current oil production tax laws.
OPINION: Ernest Gruening took pride in Alaska's Anti-Discrimination Act, but racism didn't vanish with the stroke of a pen.
OPINION: I know Mead Treadwell to be the most informed candidate in Alaska's Republican Senate primary, and he has the best chance of defeating Mark Begich.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 01:20 pm
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