Murkowski

New director announced for Division of Elections

JUNEAU — Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott has chosen a new director for Alaska’s Division of Elections. Mallott asked for and accepted the resignation of Gail… Continue reading

 

Murkowski, Sullivan receive committee assignments

JUNEAU (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has retained her spot on the Senate Appropriations Committee, while incoming senator Dan Sullivan was assigned to several… Continue reading

 

Frank Vondersaar, right, poses with fellow Democratic Party candidate for U.S. Congress Forrest Dunbar in July at Captain’s Coffee. Dunbar won the nomination.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Vondersaar remembered as dependable volunteer

Tall, lanky and almost always smiling, Frank Vondersaar could be seen volunteering for nonprofits from the Salvation Army to the Pratt Museum. When campaign season… Continue reading

 

HSC: 40 years young and grateful

Homer Senior Citizen’s Inc. wants to thank Coal Point, Gear Shed, The Bagel Shop, The Best Western, Upstairs Boutique, Sen. Mark Begich and Sen. Lisa… Continue reading

Alaska, U.S. trying to recover

Corporations are not people. Money is not free speech, and fascists are not conservatives. For more than 30 years the United States has been subjected… Continue reading

Murkowski signs onto bill to avoid shutdowns

JUNEAU (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has signed onto legislation aimed at avoiding a repeat of the recent federal government shutdown. Under the measure,… Continue reading

Murkowski requests health insurance exchange updates

JUNEAU — No one from Alaska has enrolled in the new health care exchange, and a U.S. senator wants weekly updates on future enrollments. Glitches… Continue reading

Alaska’s congressional delegation on Syria:

Sen Lisa Murkowski: “Sen. Murkowski is extremely concerned about the attacks that killed over 1,400 Syrians and the United States sending a signal to other… Continue reading

Murkowski staff to visit

Staff from the office of Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, will visit Homer and Ninilchik on Friday to expand constituent outreach and response across. During mobile… Continue reading

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski receives flowers from Seldovia Village Tribe’s Sea Otter Dancers in Seldovia on July Fourth. The dancers are, from left, Helena Waterbury, Noah Glossi, Conner Ca meron and Nevaeh Morrison.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Murkowski celebrates with Homer and Seldovia

Now in her ninth year and her third term as a U.S. senator, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, once again visited Homer. This time, rather than… Continue reading

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski receives flowers from Seldovia Village Tribe’s Sea Otter Dancers in Seldovia on July Fourth. The dancers are, from left, Helena Waterbury, Noah Glossi, Conner Ca meron and Nevaeh Morrison.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News
High school summer interns for U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski are, from left, Corey Hester, Kelsey Cunningham, Thaddeus Isaacs, Madeleine Moore, Connor Hula, Sen. Murkowski, John Gutsch, Maggie Graham, Mitchell Forbes, Rachell Gulanes, Emelia Van Whye, Kenzie Bjerken and Ayla O’Scannell.-Photo provided

Homer High graduate serves as Murkowski summer intern

WASHINGTON, D.C.  — A recent Homer High School graduate is among the second group of summer interns working in the office of U.S. Sen. Lisa… Continue reading

High school summer interns for U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski are, from left, Corey Hester, Kelsey Cunningham, Thaddeus Isaacs, Madeleine Moore, Connor Hula, Sen. Murkowski, John Gutsch, Maggie Graham, Mitchell Forbes, Rachell Gulanes, Emelia Van Whye, Kenzie Bjerken and Ayla O’Scannell.-Photo provided
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, visits the SVT Health Center at an April  2012 trip to Homer.-Homer News file photo

Murkowski celebrates 4th on southern peninsula

With a short break from her duties in Washington, D.C., Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski is spending two days with residents of the southern Kenai Peninsula… Continue reading

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, visits the SVT Health Center at an April  2012 trip to Homer.-Homer News file photo

Murkowski unveils energy plan

ANCHORAGE -- A national energy plan should seek to lower harmful greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate warming, but not at the expense of people… Continue reading

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