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August primary ballot set

...House Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, who was first elected in 2000.Kenai resident Shauna Thornton has filed as a Democratic candidate for State Representative for District 30 against Rep. Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna. Thornton, who is on the Kenai...
6 Native corporations to fight oil tax referendum

...Juneau-based Sealaska Corp. said it won't join the coalition.Byron Mallott, a former Sealaska CEO who is currently a Democratic candidate for governor, plans to support the repeal effort. But he said he understands why the corporations are opposing...
Democrats gear up for party convention in Nome

...Leader Hollis French of Anchorage and Palmer math teacher Bob Williams.Forrest Dunbar has been the more active Democratic candidate for the U.S. House seat held since 1973 by Republican Rep. Don Young, who is seeking re-election. Perennial...
McConnell armed, not dangerous

...sitting high on his head sunk his campaign.) As for McConnell, his opponents have jumped all over his stunt. The Democratic candidate for his seat, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Grimes, tweeted that "It's not the way to carry a gun...
French to run for lieutenant governor

...interview Wednesday with The Associated Press.He said he will support Alaska Native leader Byron Mallott as the Democratic candidate for governor.French, who unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination for governor in 2010 and had been mulling...
Miriam Dillard, Dawn traveled to North Dakota where she went to work as an advocate for a cattle consortium and became a Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives. During her campaign, she met President Clinton at the party's fund...
Romney, Ironman favored for president by Nikiski Middle/High students

...R-Nikiski; Soldotna Mayor Peter Micciche; Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska; state Rep. and U.S. House Democratic candidate Sharon Cissna; and Ron Devon, an independent candidate for state senate. Navarre told students they were lucky...
Democratic candidate for U.S. House gets winning word from mother

KETCHIKAN (AP) -- Alaska's Democratic nominee for the U.S. House says he learned that he won last Tuesday's primary after phoning his mother.
Candidate chronically late pay tax bill

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Ernie Hall, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, has a pattern of paying...the debt, he said. The challengers to Hall and Democratic candidate for governor Fran Ulmer -- Frank Murkowski and...
Fishing group backs Murkowski for governor

...Murkowski+ for governor. The United Fishermen of Alaska said it chose +Murkowski+ after interviewing him and Democratic candidate Fran Ulmer. Ulmer said she now will take her message directly to fishing families. The UAF board voted 15-to-2...


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