Superior Court Judge Jack McKenna said he would aim to issue a ruling by Friday on whether to allow the case challenging Rep. David Eastman’s eligibility to hold office to proceed to trial.
Palin reemerged in Alaska politics morethan a decade after resigning as governor with hopes of winning the state’s U.S. House seat. But she struggled to catch fire with voters and ran what critics saw as a lackluster campaign against Mary Peltola and Nick Begich III.
Alaska U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola, a Democrat, has embraced the legacy of her Republican predecessor, the late Rep. Don Young, as she seeks a full two-year term to Alaska’s only U.S. House seat.
Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski is seeking to fend off a challenge from Donald Trump-endorsed fellow Republican Kelly Tshibaka in Tuesday’s election, as she seeks reelection to the seat she’s held for nearly 20 years.
Alaska Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy is vying to become the first governor in the state since Democrat Tony Knowles in 1998 to be elected to back-to-back terms. His main opposition comes from former Gov. Bill Walker, an independent, and Democrat Les Gara, a former state lawmaker.
Backers of the proposed copper and gold mine in Southwest Alaska were “pretending to pursue a smaller project with the intention of expanding” after the project was approved, a report set to be released by a U.S. House panel says.
Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Alaskans want results, not “partisan political rhetoric,” as she faced her Donald Trump-backed Republican rival Kelly Tshibaka in a televised debate Thursday.
Democratic Rep. Mary Peltola sought to make the case for reelection to the seat she’s held since September against challengers including Republicans Nick Begich and Sarah Palin.
Alaska Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy defended his record against sharp criticism from two major rivals during a televised debate Wednesday, arguing the state is “better off today than it was four years ago” under the administration of one of those challengers.
Stevens, son of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, joined ConocoPhillips Alaska in early 2021 after working as chief of staff to Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy.
The two, who apparently traveled by boat on the Bering Sea for at least 50 miles, requested asylum in the U.S. after beaching near the village of Gambell.
The National Weather Service warned that water levels in Nome could be up to 11 feet above the normal high tide line on Friday and Saturday and up to 13 feet in Golovin.
The Environmental Protection Agency is extending until Dec. 2 the timeline to decide whether to proceed with proposed restrictions that would block plans for a copper and gold mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region.
As Mary Peltola celebrated Wednesday, when results of the Aug. 16 ranked choice special election were released, she was looking toward November, when she will once again face Republicans Sarah Palin and Nick Begich, her competitors in the special election.
Murkowski benefits from avoiding a Republican primary, “which she would have had a zero percent — I mean zero percent — chance of winning,” said Alaska pollster Ivan Moore.