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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.

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.

Critics question Sealaska ballot

Critics question Sealaska ballotFour Sealaska board of directors candidates say the regional Native corporation's balloting process violates a recent court ruling. Sealaska says there's no problem.

Mallott campaign computer stolen

Mallott campaign computer stolenA laptop computer with donors’ financial information has been stolen from the Anchorage office of the Byron Mallott gubernatorial campaign

Democrats gather in Nome to strategize for fall

Democrats gather in Nome to strategize for fallWith their platform set and candidates for most major races in place, the Democrats face a summer of heavy campaigning in preparation for the fall.

Oil tax referendum groups organize for campaign’s final stretch

Oil tax referendum groups organize for campaign’s final stretchWith three months to go before the primary election, groups with a stake in the oil tax referendum are ramping up their campaigns.