Republicans hold 21 of the 40 seats in the Alaska House of Representatives after the first full run of Alaska’s new ranked choice voting system.
As late as July, almost a third of Alaskans surveyed had never heard of Peltola. She championed a centrist message of “pro-fish, pro-family, pro-freedom.”
The election outcome is a defeat for hardline Republicanism. Tshibaka allied herself with Trump and supported his election denialism.
Because he secured over half of first choice votes, the Division of Elections will not tabulate second and third choice votes in the race.
Ranked choice voting has changed how candidates campaign, and how Alaskans vote. It’s also changed the pace of the election cycle.
Former workers say understaffing and decisions by management pushed the private psychiatric hospital — the only one in Alaska that serves children — to the brink of disaster.
As the holiday approaches, infectious disease specialists are bracing for the possibility that big family get-togethers and travel will propel the spread of RSV, flu and COVID-19.
At Monday’s Assembly meeting, members praised Kirby Day for his leadership of Tourism Best Management Practices for the last 25 years.
Prince Rupert has welcomed about 41,000 cruise passengers this year, and that’s expected to double next year.
The changing climate has left Alaska communities to reckon with problems ranging from eroding shorelines and riverbanks to bacteria-infested waterways.
The Alaska Native Sisterhood honored Ethel Aanwoogeex’ Lund as a champion for Native health care at a memorial service in Juneau on Friday.
Carrillo helps hang the lights downtown before Christmas. He sets up the power for vendors at the Maritime Festival. One year, he made a giant sparkly high heel for the GLITZ Drag Show.
With most ballots cast, the three incumbents have insurmountable leads, even with ranked choice sorting ahead.
Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski is now ahead of GOP challenger Kelly Tshibaka by 1,658 votes, which leaves her almost certain to win reelection.
Jennie Armstrong, Ashley Carrick and Andrew Gray are on track to become the first openly LGBTQ Alaskans to serve in the state Legislature in the body’s 60-year history.
Southeast Alaska Food Bank is hosting its annual food drive this Saturday at Foodland and Superbear IGA stores in Juneau.