Alaska elections

<span class="neFMT neFMT_PhotoCredit">Juneau Empire file photo</span>
                                A sign supporting Mike Dunleavy for governor is seen in September. The state of Alaska has settled a lawsuit brought by the ACLU, a Palmer man and a pro-Dunleavy group regarding political signs that violate the state’s anti-billboard law.

State settles sign lawsuit brought by ACLU, pro-Dunleavy group

It’s an exit sign. On Tuesday, Anchorage Superior Court Judge Herman Walker Jr. approved a settlement concluding a lawsuit that challenged Alaska’s anti-billboard law. The… Continue reading


Begich visits Homer for governor campaign visit

In a three-way race for governor this fall, Democratic Party candidate Mark Begich said he sees himself as the only person running who’s looking ahead.… Continue reading


Salmon initiative would criss-cross state jurisdictions, officials say

Beyond just the cost and politics of Ballot Measure 1, state administrators have expressed concern about who would be in charge of what land. Ballot… Continue reading


Do voters know what’s on Tuesday’s ballot?

If you don’t have Tuesday, Aug. 19, marked on your calendar as a big day, you’ve been spending too much time fishing; you’ve been out… Continue reading