Before dropping an F-bomb and quitting on live television Sunday evening, KTVA reporter Charlo Greene revealed herself as the owner of Alaska Cannabis Club and said she would be dedicating all of her energy to pushing for legalized marijuana in Alaska. Includes video.
Relationships between the U.S. Senate campaigns and the outside groups that support them highlight how the technical definition of coordination leaves ample room for cooperation -- and undermine arguments that outside spending is actually independent.Nathaniel Herz
The Alaska Department of Transportation released a new plan for a Juneau road Thursday, with Gov. Sean Parnell's re-election campaign following up by highlighting his support for the road. His opponent, Bill Walker, criticized Parnell for trying to win local support with expensive capital projects. Pat Forgey
In a new TV commercial, the wife of GOP U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan criticizes incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, saying he is attacking Sullivan for serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, and as a White House fellow and an assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of State under President George W. Bush.Nathaniel Herz
A district chairman with the Alaska Republican Party has filed a lawsuit challenging the lieutenant governor's emergency order that authorized the "unity" gubernatorial ticket of Bill Walker and Byron Mallott, arguing that the merged ticket didn't constitute an "emergency" under state law.Alex DeMarban
Gov. Sean Parnell will announce the amount of this year's Permanent Fund Dividend, for the first time since 2011. Campaign rivals call the move -- coming during a gubernatorial race and with a higher amount expected -- a political stunt.Pat Forgey
A man who went on national television to tell how members of former Gov. Sarah Palin's family were involved in a brawl at an Anchorage birthday party says he was fired from his job after speaking up. Eric Thompson, who appeared on ABC's "Good Morning America" last week, posted a video on YouTube Tuesday seeking work.Laurel Andrews
Americans increasingly believe the influence of religion in public life is waning, a Pew poll finds. In a likely consequence, the portion of Americans who want religious leaders to speak out on politics is growing.