Alaska Governor Sean Parnell

A vocal critic of the current administration of Alaska Governor Sean Parnell plans to introduce legislation next year to strengthen the Alaska Public Records Act. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

Governor Sean Parnell

Governor Sean Parnell was presented with the Alaska Travel Industry Association Award on Tuesday in Fairbanks.

ATIA is a group based in Anchorage that aims to promote Alaska as a top visitor destination, communicating and promoting the Alaska tourism industry as one of the state’s major economic forces.  Board member John Binkley spoke at the Alaska Travel Industry Association Convention and Trade Show.  He presented the governor with the award.

Department of Education and Early Development

Governor Sean Parnell is trying to get more Alaska students ready for the workforce with specialized skills or crafts in Alaska’s economy.

The Alaska’s Career-Ready Education Initiative is intended to prepare students for Alaska’s growing economy and the types of jobs being created.  Governor Parnell introduced his initiative in Fairbanks at the Alaska Superintendents Association.

He says Alaska is on the cusp of an economic boom. 

Governor Parnell

A major business advocacy organization is throwing its support behind Alaska Governor Sean Parnell’s quest for another term. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

NRA Endorses Governor Parnell

Sep 23, 2014
Governor Parnell

Alaska Governor Sean Parnell picked up a major endorsement Tuesday in his quest for another term. The National Rifle Association’s Political Victory Fund issued a statement noting that Governor Parnell has an A+ rating, which is the highest possible rating.

Gubernatorial Candidates Participate in Fisheries Debate

Aug 29, 2014
Pam Foreman, KMXT

Alaska’s fish, fishermen, and fishing industry were the subject of a three-way debate Thursday among the state’s gubernatorial candidates.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

The campaign manager for U.S. Senate Candidate Dan Sullivan has been picked to be the new fisheries advisory to Alaska Governor Sean Parnell. Late last year Dan Sullivan named Ben Mohr as campaign manager. Mohr has left the campaign to accept a job as Alaska Governor Sean Parnell’s fisheries policy advisor.