Politics

Mike Keenan wants to transfer a liquor license from the store inside the Willow Tree to a new location on Raspberry circle. The city council heard an earful about that idea Thursday.

Avery Lill, KDLG

Tracy Hightower tops DuWayne Johnson in Dillingham, and Pete Caruso and Shelby Boothe were elected to assembly seats in Bristol Bay.

Why do Bush Democrats caucus with the Republicans?

Sep 9, 2016
Alaska State Library

Democratic legislators have a long history of joining Republican-led legislative majorities. To understand why Alaska is so different, it pays to go back to the 1960s.

AK Legislature

Alaska Democrats say they have incumbent Bryce Edgmon's back in a race against newcomer William Weatherby for the district 37 House seat.

William Weatherby (R) from Naknek will face incumbent Bryce Edgmon (D) in November. Edgmon collected 20 votes more than his challenger in the primary election, but the tea leaves are hard to read.

Jeremy Hsieh / KTOO

As candidate deadlines loom (or have passed), it seems so far only incumbents have asked to have their names on the ballots for the Oct. 4 municipal elections.

Voter discontent aimed at some incumbents Tuesday

Aug 17, 2016
Jeremy Hsieh / KTOO

Voter turnout was lowest in state's primary election history.

In an "oversight," Alaska's Future says they added DCSD to their members list after an unnamed person turned in a sign-up slip at an advocacy event.

Alaska State Legislature

Alaska’s 29th Legislature will go back for another round in July, after Governor Bill Walker called for its fifth special session Sunday.

Governor signs off on Alaska Wild Salmon Day

May 10, 2016
Office of the Governor

Governor Bill Walker signed a bill this weekend designating August 10th as annual Alaska Wild Salmon Day.

Senate votes to require physical activity at school

Apr 15, 2016
Molly Dischner/KDLG News

Everyone agrees that kids need to move, but some educators are concerned about a bill that would mandate physical activity at school every day. 

Senate OKs using excess PCE funds for other programs

Apr 13, 2016

The fund used to lower rural electric rates could also be used for community revenue sharing and rural energy projects.

Molly Dischner/KDLG

The Alaska Legislature has heard from more than 8,000 callers so far this session during over 3,000 hours of recorded committee meetings, according to the Juneau LIO. 

Hannah Colton/KDLG

Bernie Sanders won 11 delegates from House District 37 in Saturday's Democratic caucus, while Hillary Clinton recieved three. 

Pages