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Annual governor’s picnic today

Annual governor’s picnic todayThe Governor’s Office is hoping for sunny weather for the sixth annual Governor’s Family Picnic.

Campaign Profile: Dan Sullivan’s “Amazing Credentials”

Campaign Profile: Dan Sullivan’s “Amazing Credentials”As a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Dan Sullivan has a bucket of advantages.

Remembering Peter McKay

Remembering Peter McKayRetired planner was devoted to rural development, arrived in Alaska after three month rowboat journey

Rep. Chris Tuck fined $14,000 for campaign finance violations

Rep. Chris Tuck fined $14,000 for campaign finance violationsRep. Chris Tuck, an Anchorage Democrat, acknowledged that he mixed up his campaign contributions with his personal savings and failed to make accurate and timely disclosures.

Judge blocks law limiting Medicaid payments for abortion

A superior court judge has blocked a law restricting Medicaid payments for abortion from going into effect.

Residents protest home demolition, Knik Arm Bridge

Residents protest home demolition, Knik Arm BridgeMore than 50 people gathered in the Government Hill neighborhood to protest the demolition of two homes. The state is clearing the land to make way for the proposed but not yet funded Knik Arm Bridge.

In fight over marijuana, alcohol becomes taboo

In fight over marijuana, alcohol becomes tabooWhile alcohol is usually a fixture of most political fundraisers, there will be no wine or cocktails at events focused on the marijuana initiative.

At Democratic lieutenant governor debate, differences in style over substance

From the very beginning, it was clear that there weren’t going to be fireworks at the lieutenant governor’s debate.

Alaska harnesses power of tides, rivers, and waves

Alaska harnesses power of tides, rivers, and wavesWith 90 percent of the nation’s tidal power, and a good chunk of its wave and river energy, Alaska’s quickly become the epicenter for this budding technology.

Alaska Native leader Don Wright passes away

Alaska Native leader Don Wright has died. He was 84 when he passed away at home on July 5.