Listen to our weekly podcast navigating Alaska's changing and sometimes wild political landscape.
In this episode, host Elizabeth Harball talks with ADN reporters Alex DeMarban and Riley Rogerson about how the Willow project became a national-level controversy and what may have led Biden to approve it.
In this episode, host Elizabeth Harball speaks to ADN reporters Iris Samuels and Sean Maguire about the details of the governor’s proposals and how it impacts the broader debate over increasing funding for Alaska’s public schools.
In this episode, host Elizabeth Harball talks with Anchorage Ombudsman Darrel Hess.
In this episode, host Elizabeth Harball talks with ADN reporter Michelle Theriault Boots about a surge in prison deaths in Alaska that included a record number of suicides.
In this episode, host Elizabeth Harball discusses what’s ahead for the mine and the Bristol Bay salmon fishery with ADN reporter Alex DeMarban.
In this episode, host Elizabeth Harball talks to ADN reporters Sean Maguire and Iris Samuels about what the Republican-led House means for this year’s legislative agenda, a surprise in the governor’s State of the State speech, and more.
In this episode: A letter to the mayor and other city officials from Anchorage’s former city manager that landed like a bomb.
In this episode: We’re beginning to get a picture of what the upcoming session in Juneau will be like.
In this episode: Giessel talks about what she would like the Legislature to accomplish this year, the governor’s $3,900 PFD proposal, ranked choice voting, the future of the Alaska Republican party and more.
In this episode: Yes, it’s Alaska, and yes, it’s December. But clearing Anchorage streets after back-to-back-to-back snowstorms has been a challenge. And residents have been asking: Does it have to be this bad? ADN’s Elizabeth Harball and Zachariah Hughes discuss.
In this episode: Guest host Zachariah Hughes talks with ADN reporter Iris Samuels about the final results, what they mean for governing coalitions and what else might change in the weeks ahead.
In this episode: Host Elizabeth Harball talks with reporters Iris Samuels and Sean Maguire about where election results stand and how GOP leaders are thinking about their path ahead.
In this episode: A lot remains up in the air after election day in Alaska, but as vote counts rolled in, some clear storylines are emerging.
In this episode: What can we learn from last-minute campaign moves? When can Alaskans expect to see who won? How is voter turnout looking so far? Do we expect any candidates to challenge the results?
In this episode, host Elizabeth Harball talks with Daily News reporter Iris Samuels about the campaigns for U.S. Senate, House and governor as we hurtle toward Election Day.
In this episode, host Elizabeth Harball talks to Daily News reporters Morgan Krakow and Sean Maguire about decisions behind Anchorage’s school closure proposal, and the announcement’s political fallout.
In this episode, host Elizabeth Harball talks with ADN politics reporter Iris Samuels about why, even with the former president’s support, candidates Kelly Tshibaka and Sarah Palin aren’t finding a smooth path to victory.
In this episode, host Elizabeth Harball talks to ADN reporter Zachariah Hughes about why, as winter looms, city officials are still struggling to agree on a plan to shelter people who are homeless in Anchorage.
Listen: There’s a yes-no question on the November ballot that has the potential to change how judges are appointed, how education is funded and how the state decides the amount of the Permanent Fund dividend. It could also lead to an abortion ban in Alaska.
The Inflation Reduction Act, signed into law this summer by President Joe Biden, is one of the most significant actions the U.S. government has ever taken to address climate change. It could also lead to more mining in Alaska.
Listen: Nearly every seat in the Alaska Legislature is up for election in November. The ramifications are big.
Listen: Alaska’s congresswoman-elect talks about her background, bipartisanship, hot-button issues and what lies ahead for her as she heads to Washington.
Listen: In a major political upset, Democrat Mary Peltola beat former Gov. Sarah Palin to be Alaska’s next representative in the U.S. House. We unpack what happened.
Listen: What happened, why and what’s next in Anchorage’s ongoing and changing homelessness crisis.
Listen: ADN journalists analyze what happened in Alaska’s Aug. 16 election — and what happens next.