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Mead Treadwell, ‘big-picture guy,’ runs for U.S. Senate

Mead Treadwell, ‘big-picture guy,’ runs for U.S. SenateSome people go into politics for prestige, some for power. Talk to Mead Treadwell for a while and it’s clear, he just loves policy.

Bill Walker poll suggests Parnell vulnerable … in a two-way race

Bill Walker poll suggests Parnell vulnerable … in a two-way raceSince Independent candidate Bill Walker and Democrat Byron Mallott launched their campaigns, both have concentrated on beating Republican Gov. Sean Parnell.

Treadwell Urges US to Check Putin in Arctic; Sullivan Spotlights ‘Pro-Putin Rally’

Treadwell Urges US to Check Putin in Arctic; Sullivan Spotlights ‘Pro-Putin Rally’Dan Sullivan, Mead Treadwell’s rival in the GOP primary for U.S Senate, issued an email yesterday saying Treadwell attended a “pro-Putin rally.”

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.

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