Speaking in Bethel at a Rasmuson Foundation sponsored community gathering on the stateâ€™s fiscal crisis Lt. Governor Byron Mallott made it clear Governor Bill Walker has no intention of letting state legislators adjourn session and leave town without finding a comprehensive solution to the $4 Billion state budget shortfall.
To the average citizen this is a day to perform that most hallowed of democratic traditions, the trek to the polling place. For many campaign veterans and activists this is a day to throw on a few extra layers, round up volunteers, and hit the street corners to wave signs for your favorite candidate and then hit the bar for a few drinks as results roll in..
For us at The Midnight Sun this is a day to dig into the numbers, dust off the Ouija Board, and make a few predictions on the results that weâ€™re sure to get terribly wrong.
Are you searching for the place to see and be seen on election night in Anchorage? Here is a quick rundown of the election night events happening around the city.
This summer’s Republican National Convention is shaping up to be an all-out brawl for every delegate’s vote — and legally, that could mean plying some of them with gifts, experts say.
There is a little more than 24 hours until the Anchorage elections and the candidates in the Assembly race in West Anchorage are firing shots left and right.
Candidate for Assembly from West Anchorage Eric Croft spent a lot of time and energy amassing a campaign bankroll of over $100,000, a huge amount by Assembly candidate standards. Now it appears he is deploying it against his opponents.
; Former Governor Sean Parnell has confirmed to The Midnight Sun that he will throw his hat into the ring against Alaska’s senior U.S. Senator,…
Some Assembly candidates make mistakes, others go negative, and a radio show reboots. Its Friday in the Sun!!!
Yesterday we posted the list of candidates for Anchorage municipal offices endorsed by the socially conservative Alaska Family Council. In fairness, we thought weâ€™d post the recently released endorsements for the LGBT rights group Alaskans Together For Equality.
Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz is taking strong objection to work being done in Juneau by state legislators. In the wake of several proposals by lawmakers to cut the state budget including shifting public employee retirement costs to local governments and ending municipal revenue sharing the normally affable Mayor has appeared on several tv and radio outlets to offer harsh criticism of their work.