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Q&A: Alaska House of Representatives

...legislature unanimously passed House Concurrent Resolution 5 calling on the Governor to adopt "prevention of disease as a primary model of healthcare." HCR5 cited 35 studies indicating if Alaskan's vitamin D levels were above 30 ng/ml instead...
Borough mayoral candidates speak to issues

...funding of the KPB school district is a complex budgetary item. The investment in the education of our children will be a primary and significant focus of my administration. When the budget is submitted it will be given full consideration with an...
Sullivan says he backs state minimum wage measure

...hour by $2 over two years and have it adjusted for inflation in subsequent years.In rapid-fire questioning during a primary debate, Sullivan said he didn't support the initiative. On Monday, critics - including the campaign of Democratic...
What others say: Low voter turnout speaks ill of residents' commitment to solutions general elections these days.In fairness, sometimes there's not much draw for the average voter to come out for a primary, as much of what's at stake pertains to selecting party candidates for the general election, and a substantial percentage...
Seafood industry, delegation seek Russian import ban

...also will result in additional Norwegian salmon on the global market, affecting salmon prices further. Russia is also a primary market for surimi, a product made from Alaska pollock."We did not start this fight, and we hope the Russians will...
Sullivan leads GOP Senate race

...overcome a mainstream Republican appeared to be coming up short in Alaska as former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan took a primary lead in the fight to be the GOP candidate to take on U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in the fall.Sullivan entered the primary...
Alaskans can't afford not to elect Mead Treadwell

...state's 40 house districts. Former Commissioner Sullivan was appointed to his positions and although Joe Miller won a primary election he has never been elected to a state office. We need Mead as someone who is conservative and won't just go...
Micciche, Treider face off for Senate District O

...their lives back."Micciche said the state needed to tackle its social issues during the next Legislative session. "As a primary social issue, we must also face our higher-than-acceptable negative demographics associated with suicide, drug and...
Parnell leads gubernatorial rivals in cash on hand

...which relies on massive family and volunteer support," she said.Walker is the only one of the three who does not face a primary. Mallott and Parnell have been endorsed by their respective parties and received financial support from them.Mallott's...
Firefighters get heroic sendoff from thankful community

...and serve at the event. "They risked their lives to save our homes and when I asked who is here tonight that has lost a primary residence to the fire, not a single hand went up because not a single primary residence was lost and that didn't happen...


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