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Emails: Election officials knew of poor translation

The official who coordinated the Division of Election's Yup'ik language program knew the translation for a radio announcement was off but suggested ignoring it anyway.

U.S. Senate Republican candidates debate resource development, government overreach

All three candidates vying for the Republican nomination in August’s senatorial primary election squared off over a variety of issues in Anchorage on Thursday.

Alaska Supreme Court clears Bristol Bay Initiative for ballot

Alaska Supreme Court clears Bristol Bay Initiative for ballotAn initiative that would add another roadblock to the Pebble Mine project will appear on the ballot this fall, now that a legal challenge against it has failed.

Native voting rights case kicks off

A federal trial is underway to determine whether the State of Alaska does enough to serve voters who speak Native languages.

Agency: Anchorage mayor broke campaign finance law

Agency: Anchorage mayor broke campaign finance lawA report from a state agency says Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan broke state law when he issued a campaign-related press release through his city spokeswoman last month.

State Supreme Court hears case to remove Pebble initiative from ballot

State Supreme Court hears case to remove Pebble initiative from ballotThe Pebble initiative would add another layer of scrutiny to the proposed Pebble Mine

As oil tax referendum nears, Dems try making bet with Governor

A pair of Anchorage Democrats are calling on Gov. Sean Parnell to pass legislation serving as a guarantee that the new oil tax system will lead to more production on the North Slope.

Sullivan calls on Begich to sign pledge discouraging Outside influence

Sullivan calls on Begich to sign pledge discouraging Outside influenceU.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan is calling on incumbent Mark Begich to sign a pledge to discourage outside groups from running political ads in the race.

Justice Department to work with tribes to enhance voting access

Justice Department to work with tribes to enhance voting access

The National Congress of American Indians is holding their mid-year conference in Anchorage this week. TitledClaiming our Rights and Strengthening our Governance, the … more

As festival season kicks off, so does campaign season

As festival season kicks off, so does campaign seasonNow that the filing deadline has passed, campaign season in Alaska has started in earnest.