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5 things to know about Alaska's midterm election

...its candidate to battle the race's two high-profile candidates: Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and Republican challenger Dan Sullivan.This year's general election for governor is expected to be a spirited three-way race between incumbent...
Bird Homestead golf report: Fall Classic recap

...August 30, is the first annual CLC golf tournament. This tournament is a nine-hole tournament and all proceeds benefit the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska. Food and prizes immediately after the tournament. Registration ends at 10 a.m., tee off at...
District O candidates square off

The two candidates for Senate District O met for the first time for a debate Tuesday and the only thing challenger Eric Treider and incumbent Sen. Peter Micciche R-Soldotna agreed on was that they both had very different visions for the future...
House candidates discuss issues

...R-Niksiki, was first elected to the house in 2000, while his challenger is Rocky Knudsen, a Democrat and a political newcomer. In District 30, Shauna Thornton, a Democrat from Kenai, is the challenger against incumbent Rep. Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna, first...
Gubernatorial races low-key for primary

...election.Republican incumbent Gov. Sean Parnell and Democratic challenger Byron Mallott are not expected to face major challenges in...campaign," Miller said. "Listen, we've got not just one challenger, but we've got two very credible challengers."Political...
Candidates for governor plan campaign moves

...campaigns and welcoming their running mates for the general election in November.Republican Gov. Sean Parnell and Democratic challenger Byron Mallott easily won their party nominations Tuesday, advancing to face independent candidate Bill Walker.The 51-year-old...
Bird Homestead Golf Course report

...teams are filling quickly) call the clubhouse at 260-4653. Challenger Learning Center Golf Tournament Next Saturday, August 30...tournament is a nine hole tournament and all proceeds benefit the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska. Food and prizes immediately after...
Campaigning in Alaska has a distinct feel

...state's primary, with the winner expected to face Democratic Sen. Mark Begich in November. Begich faces no serious primary challenger.Miller, a Fairbanks attorney, defied the polls and pundits and bested incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski in the 2010 GOP primary...

...western Kentucky town on Saturday to cheer and jeer their way through speeches from Republican Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes at a church fundraiser that doubles as the official start of Kentucky's campaign season.Some Republican...
Summer reading wrapping up

...presenters including: the Alaska Sea Life Center, Alaska State Food Bank, Beary Cool Yogurt, Central Emergency Services, Challenger Learning Center, Fred Meyer Bakery, Ionia, Judy Fisher, Kaladi Brothers, Kenai Alaska Legal Services Corporation, Kenai...


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