Refine Search

Division of Insurance approves health plan rate hikes policies with lower premiums but the odds of that happening this year seem long, with the Republican-controlled U.S. House pushing to have the law repealed. Mike Anderson, a spokesman for Begich's Republican rival Dan Sullivan, said Begich's...
Sullivan leads GOP Senate race

...candidate Byron Mallott to the general election, where independent candidate Bill Walker will await.In the race for U.S. House, Republican Rep. Don Young, who is seeking a 22nd term, and 29-year-old political upstart Forrest Dunbar, a...
Plenty on the ballot in Tuesday's primary

...Sullivan and Mead Treadwell are the top names on the Republican ballot. Voters also will be picking candidates for U.S. House of Representatives, governor and lt. governor. A full slate of state Senate and House seats are up for election after...
Sullivan takes early lead in GOP Senate race much as Treadwell, drawing from donors nationally. Alaska voters also will decide on nominees for governor, the U.S. House and whether to repeal a new tax on oil companies operating in the state Tuesday night, though most Americans will wake...

...years. Conservatives have long grumbled that the unit operates through a partisan lens and targets Republicans.Former U.S. House Majority Tom DeLay and former U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, two Republicans, are among the biggest past names...
Upstart challenges congressional veteran for House seat

...congressman, Don Young, has swatted away many challengers over the decades, and the longest-serving Republican in the U.S. House isn't looking to leave office anytime soon.The 81-year-old incumbent, seeking his 22nd term in the November...
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...has served 14 terms as Alaska's only member in the U.S. House of Representatives. Young ran unopposed on the GOP side...
Young, Cissna meet one last time

ANCHORAGE - The candidates for Alaska's lone U.S. House seat made one last pitch for the job on Monday, with U.S. Rep. Don Young saying opponent Sharon Cissna can't do anything...
Young, Cissna meet in Fairbanks forum

FAIRBANKS (AP) - There was little consternation Tuesday at a forum in Fairbanks that featured two U.S. House candidates.U.S. Rep. Don Young, the Republican incumbent seeking his 21st term, faced off against his Democratic challenger...
Panel: Don Young violated U.S. House ethics

JUNEAU - The House Ethics Committee has found that U.S. Rep. Don Young of Alaska violated House rules by using campaign funds for personal trips and accepting improper gifts. The committee called on the Republican to repay the value of the trips and gifts, totaling about $59,000, to his campaign and the donors, and to amend his financial disclosure statements to include gifts he had not reported. The committee also issued a "letter of reproval," or rebuke.


  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback