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5 things to know about the Alaska primary

5 things to know about the Alaska primaryTuesday's primary will decide the hard-fought, first-round battle for U.S. Senate in Alaska and whether to reinstate an oil tax system that was a legacy of Sarah Palin's short tenure as governor.

Transportation planners face skeptical crowd in Petersburg

Transportation planners face skeptical crowd in PetersburgThe DOT officials were vetting a draft of the state’s latest plan for transportation for Southeast.

King salmon trolling ends on slow note

King salmon trolling ends on slow noteAfter an unprecedented two extensions, the summer king salmon season for trollers in Southeast is over.

Sec. Moniz: We won’t be obstacle to Alaska gas exports

Sec. Moniz: We won’t be obstacle to Alaska gas exportsSecretary of Energy Ernest Moniz says the No. 1 way his department can help spur natural gas exports on the North Slope is by staying out of the way.

House of Wickersham project derailed by governor’s veto

House of Wickersham project derailed by governor’s vetoJuneau’s legislative delegation has long sought to turn the House of Wickersham into the lieutenant governor’s residence

Teacher Bob Williams campaigns for lieutenant gov. in Juneau

Teacher Bob Williams campaigns for lieutenant gov. in JuneauWilliams and Hollis French are the only two Democrats for lieutenant governor on the primary election ballot

Democrat Forrest Dunbar hopes to challenge Young

Democrat Forrest Dunbar hopes to challenge YoungAnchorage Democrat Forrest Dunbar is hoping to challenge Don Young for Alaska’s lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

A kinder, gentler militia? Alaska’s movement rebrands

A kinder, gentler militia? Alaska’s movement rebrandsMilitia groups in the state are trying to show a different side to the movement.

Voters to decide fate of Alaska oil production tax

Voters to decide fate of Alaska oil production taxAlaskans head to the polls Tuesday to decide if their old system for taxing oil companies is better than the new one.

Gov. Parnell endorses Alaska as “Right to Mush” state

Gov. Parnell endorses Alaska as “Right to Mush” stateThe resolution was created after mushers across the state began reporting harassment like obstructed trails, traps set on trails, and lawsuits threatening kennel operations.