It took two court cases for Anchorage mayoral candidate Amy Demboski to dissolve her marriage to her first husband. Put together, the cases suggest that one or the other spouse -- or both -- had not been truthful under oath, an allegation Demboski denies.
President Barack Obama said Sunday that he planned to ask Congress to declare much of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness, including the possibly oil-and-gas-rich coastal plain. Alaska politicians were quick to condemn the announcement.
The Alaska Senates leadership reversed itself and decided to not give a job to McHugh Pierre, the former deputy commissioner fired by then-Gov. Sean Parnell in the aftermath of a scathing Pentagon report on the Alaska National Guard.
Tradesmen and technicians were still putting finishing touches on the Legislatures new downtown Anchorage digs Friday, but the cranes and hardhats were gone and staff were moving into the space. Despite the finished product, arguments about the building's cost haven't gone away.
Attorney General Craig Richards is expected to recommend a special investigator to Gov. Bill Walker in the next few weeks to look into years of allegations of sexual misconduct and cover-ups in the Alaska National Guard.
A state judge issued a last-minute reprieve Wednesday for Brig. Gen. Catherine Jorgensen, one of three Alaska National Guard officers fired in October by then-Gov. Sean Parnell as the National Guard scandal threatened to overtake his reelection bid.
The Houses Sustainable Education Task Force concluded its final meeting Monday in much the same mix of self-approval and dissent that marked its report to the Legislature last year.
Gov.-elect Bill Walker continued his efforts Thursday to assure the states resource industry that he is not their enemy, this time in a speech to the 35th annual conference of the Resource Development Council in Anchorage.
The first woman general to serve in the Alaska National Guard says Gov. Sean Parnell should have allowed the guards leaders to continue addressing issues within the organization instead of firing them.
Bill Walker named former Alaska Senate President Rick Halford and Bethel Native leader Ana Hoffman to lead a transition team -- although at a press conference Wednesday, Walker and running mate Byron Mallott were careful to make clear they werent declaring victory.
A day after the newly formed Republican Senate majority announced itself, it added Bush Democrat Sen. Lyman Hoffman to its numbers, bringing the caucus to 15 members -- three-fourths of the Alaska Senate.
The election Tuesday increased the Senate Republican majority to 14 senators, who quickly responded with an organization that put Kevin Meyer of Anchorage in the Presidents chair for the 29th Legislature beginning January. John Coghill of Fairbanks remains majority leader.
As an appointed official, Nancy Dahlstrom came to distrust the practice of sharing complaints about the Alaska National Guard with the guards chief official, but in 2009, when she was a conservative Republican House member, she was a staunch defender of the status quo.
An initial review of Alaska National Guard-related documents released by the state Friday in response to a media lawsuit shows the Parnell administration received more complaints about the guard than have so far been reported
An Anchorage judge on Thursday ordered Gov. Sean Parnell to release hundreds of documents related to problems in the Alaska National Guard or explain why the documents cant be released.