Alaska Political Stories

Midterm elections get a yawn, but not in Alaska

Only about a third of American voters cast their ballots in this year's midterm elections — the worst showing in at least five decades.

Walker names Natural Resources, Revenue commissioners

Gov.-elect Bill Walker has picked Mark Myers to be his Natural Resources commissioner.

Sean Parnell whats next

What is next for Sean Parnell?

Soon-to-be former Governor of Alaska, Sean Parnell talks to KTUU abut his future. ( KTUU - TV )

New Mat-Su Valley go-kart park driven by state bank loan

Valley residents will have more entertainment options in 2015, after the announcement last week of a new theme park project. 

Walker takes quick Hawaii trip before becoming governor

Bill Walker is on a weekend trip to Hawaii. The victorious Independent challenger says he's on a quick two-day break before launching into his work as Alaska's next governor.

Enrollment Begins

Glitch in the system? Alaskans could face bumpy year two of Affordable Care Act

Open enrollment cycle goes from November 15, through February 15. Despite improved, streamline website, officials have noticed a glitch in the system that would impact Alaskan's trying to enroll. 

Cash-strapped Nome considers taxing churches, non-profits and charities

The Nome City Council is moving forward with a plan to end tax exemptions for 40 local nonprofits, churches and other charities in the Seward Peninsula city.

Ballot Counting Process

Ballot Counting Process

A look at what happens to your ballot after it's been cast.

Weak oil market, budget proposal top of the list for Walker-Mallott

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Last updated 6:53 PM AKST on November 23, 2014

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