The East Fork Fire in Western Alaska is the state’s largest at the moment, and it’s burning in a region where, just a couple decades ago, large fires would not have been expected at all.
A group of state lawmakers is raising red flags about the number of ballots rejected in the special U.S. House primary.
The Division of Elections has updated results in the special primary for U.S. House, and the finish order remains unchanged.
The next phase of the test comes on Aug. 16, when voters will rank the candidates in what’s been likened to an instant runoff election.
Anchorage real estate broker Kassandra Taggart says rent “has been going up between 20, 30, 40%, depending on what kind of rental it is.”
Forty-five active wildfires in Western Alaska had burned more than a quarter million acres as of Sunday, according to the state Division of Forestry.
Sarah Palin is leading the pack in the special primary for U.S. House.
It’s become an Alaska parlor game to guess who’ll make the final four in the special primary. There are dozens of candidates, and we’ve never voted this way before.
Many see the first volume of the report as just the beginning of the government’s attempts to document the systemic and forced assimilation of Indigenous children at boarding schools.
Some correspondence schools have been reimbursing families for private school classes under a law enacted in 2014, but the Alaska Constitution says the state can’t pay public funds to any religious or otherwise private educational institution.