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Two more people die after a short time in Alaska Corrections custody

Two people died this week after a short time in Alaska Department of Corrections custody, bringing the total number of in-custody deaths this year to 14. .link-button { border-radius: 5px; border-color: #333;...

A conspiracy-fueled push to count ballots by hand gains traction

Nye County, a rural enclave in Nevada, has positioned itself as the epicenter of a Donald Trump-fueled conspiracy about the security of electronic vote tabulators. .link-button { border-radius: 5px; border-color: #333; background-color:...

Alaska Rep. Eastman remains on ballot but could be disqualified after election

An Anchorage Superior Court Judge ruled Thursday that Wasilla Republican Rep. David Eastman is likely ineligible for public office but ordered that he remain on the state’s Nov. 8 election ballots, pending the result of...

Rep. Eastman remains on ballot but could be disqualified after election

An Anchorage Superior Court Judge ruled Thursday that Wasilla Republican Rep. David Eastman is likely ineligible for public office but ordered that he remain on the state’s Nov. 8 election ballots, pending the...

Alaskans pocket over $3,000 in annual oil-wealth payments

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Nearly every single Alaskan got a financial windfall amounting to more than $3,000 Tuesday, the day the state began distributing payments from Alaska’s investment fund that has been seeded...

Wasilla awarded grant to plan for economic and community development.

Wasilla lies in the heart of the Mat-Su Borough. Just about anyone wanting or needing to travel from Anchorage to Fairbanks, or Trapper Creek to Valdez, must go through Wasilla.With that comes more...

Fourteen years on, Palin’s ‘bridge to nowhere’ comment still resounds

Ketchikan residents still remember the moment when Sarah Palin said on national TV, “thanks but no thanks for that bridge to nowhere.”The bridge would have linked the Southeast Alaska town with neighboring Gravina...

State judge to decide eligibility of Alaska lawmaker linked to Oath Keepers

A state judge will decide by Thursday morning whether Wasilla Republican Rep. David Eastman remains eligible for this fall’s general election.Eastman and the Alaska Division of Elections have been sued by a Matanuska-Susitna...

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