"We’re heading into some lean times," Walker said. "There is no reason we cannot turn that around."
Governor-elect Bill Walker will be inaugurated during a ceremony in Juneau at 11:30 on Monday morning.
"If oil averages $85, the deficit for the state is about $3 billion," says Kevin Jardell, the City and Borough of Juneau's lobbyist for state issues.
The Division of Elections tallied 20,000 uncounted ballots on Tuesday. When workers turned the machines off at 10pm, unaffiliated candidate Bill Walker had increased his lead over Republican Gov. Sean Parnell to 4,000 votes.
More than 100 people attended a Southeast Alaska Native Veterans ceremony Tuesday, honoring Tlingit code talkers who served during World War II.
Sen. Mark Begich would be headed back to Washington, D.C., had the rest of the state voted like Southeast. And Bill Walker would have solidly won the governor’s race.
Juneau voters went against the national and statewide Republican trend Tuesday
Nizich’s explanation for the delayed response to – and subsequent denial of – records requests into the National Guard is part logistical and part legal.
Whistleblower's wife told Parnell aide, "seriously look into Tom Katkus’ background if his name comes up for nomination.”
The State of Alaska has released letters, emails, and other documents related to the Alaska National Guard scandal.