Politics

Legislative Call-in, Tuesday Jan 27

Jan 27, 2015
KTOO

District 37 Representative Bryce Edgmon joins from Juneau to take your calls, questions, and concerns.

Lis Ruskin, APRN

Congressional delegation furious over President Obama’s announcement that he’s seeking wilderness status for the ANWR coastal plain.

Walker's agenda on display in State of State address

Jan 22, 2015
Skip Gray/Gavel Alaska

Governor Bill Walker delivered his first State of the State address to the Legislature Wednesday night.

Pete Souza

President Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery on Jan. 20, 2015.

Chris Hladick to join Governor's cabinet

Jan 21, 2015
City of Unalaska

Former Dillingham city manager will head Dept. of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development.

King Cove vows to keep pushing for road to Cold Bay

Dec 31, 2014
AEB

Community says there have been 16 emergency medevacs, including six by the US Coast Guard, over the past year.

Council appoints Armstrong to vacant seat

Dec 5, 2014

Mayor Ruby's recommendation of Curt Armstrong was accepted with unanimous approval by Dillingham city council.

No interest yet for empty Dillingham council seat

Nov 17, 2014

Mayor Alice Ruby hopes the council approves a new council member at the regular December meeting.

Halford, Hoffman to chair Walker transition

Nov 12, 2014
courtesy of the Walker campaign

Ana Hoffman and former State Senate President Rick Halford will guide the efforts as Walker anticipates being sworn in as Governor December 1st.

Following councilman Keggie Tubbs resignation, Mayor Ruby says she isn't sure how the council will vote Thursday.

StateSymbolsUSA.org

Alaska has one of the smallest populations in the US.  With only 735,000 Alaska is the third least populated state. However, the votes being casted today may weigh heavier than imagined.  KDLG’s Thea Card has more.

It may seem backwards but a research group is reporting that the voters in states with the smaller populations actually have the most power.  Spokesperson for WalletHub, the research group that conducted the study, Jill Gonzales says the process was mathematical. 

After six head-to-head debates, incumbent Democrat Mark Begich and Republican challenger Dan Sullivan took a few minutes for solo interviews Friday.

A Run Down of the 2014 Election Ballot Measures

Oct 30, 2014

DILLINGHAM-- Tuesday is Election Day and there are three measures on this year’s ballot.  

Thea Card

Election Day is approaching and with that comes the final surge from politicians to earn your vote.  However, there are others out there that don’t care who you vote for—they just want you to vote.  

You may have seen her huddled up around a small card table with flyers and stickers, inside grocery stores with a friendly smile.  You’re on your way to pick up some eggs you keep forgetting and at the entrance you’re greeted by…

“Hi guys have you voted yet?”

Arctic Circle 2014

This weekend is the Arctic Circle 2014 conference in Iceland.  The annual event was created to increase the Arctic dialogue.  US Senator Lisa Murkowski will be attending with the new Arctic Representative from the US Admiral Robert Papp.  

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