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More than a win, Constitution Party candidates want ballot access

More than a win, Constitution Party candidates want ballot accessAlaskans will have one more option in the governor’s race: The Division of Elections will allow Constitution Party candidate J.R. Myers to appear on the ballot.

Attorney: Yup’ik fishermen wrongfully convicted

Attorney: Yup’ik fishermen wrongfully convictedAttorneys argued before the Alaska Court of Appeals in downtown Anchorage yesterday about whether Yup’ik fishermen, who fished for Chinook or king Salmon during a closure on the Kuskokwim River in 2012, were wrongfully convicted.

Alaska ferry workers approve new contract

Alaska ferry workers approve new contractThe Inlandboatmen’s Union of the Pacific represents about 650 Alaska ferry workers

Tlingit-Haida and State sign agreement to improve relationship

Tlingit-Haida and State sign agreement to improve relationship"We can utilize our programs with the state’s programs to deliver better services to our communities and our people," says Richard Peterson.

Dems’ gubernatorial nominee makes Juneau campaign stop

Dems’ gubernatorial nominee makes Juneau campaign stopAbout 60 people attended the rainy campaign rally. Byron Mallott’s stump speech was about 9 minutes long.

Maritime industry plans to become more local

Maritime industry plans to become more localThe Alaska Maritime Workforce Development Plan aims to better prepare Alaskans to join the maritime work force.

Forest Service upholds Big Thorne decision

Forest Service upholds Big Thorne decisionThe U.S. Forest Service issued its Final Supplemental Information Report for the Big Thorne Timber Sale this week, upholding its Record of Decision.

Governor appoints two locals to state boards

Governor appoints two locals to state boardsWayne Jensen will serve on the Alaska Historical Commission and Jill Burkert on the Governor’s Council on Disabilities and Special Education.

House candidates Kito, Dukowitz contrast at chamber forum

House candidates Kito, Dukowitz contrast at chamber forumDemocrat Sam Kito III is the incumbent facing Republican Peter Dukowitz in the Nov. 4 general election.

AFP targets Begich absenteeism in $1M ad buy

AFP targets Begich absenteeism in $1M ad buyAmericans for Prosperity announced yesterday it has paid more than $1 million to run a TV ad attacking incumbent Mark Begich.