At only 29 years old, U.S. House candidate Forrest Dunbar may be young, but he believes his education, experience and diverse Alaska upbringing makes him a strong candidate for the seat long held by Rep. Don Young.
COMMENTARY: If carrying guns to class in college is a good idea, as Sen. John Coghill argues, then it would be an equally good idea to carry guns to his committee meetings. So why doesn't he amend his gun bill to really protect Second Amendment rights?Dermot Cole
Sarah Palin was the main event at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Saturday. She pushed a lot of tea party buttons to cries of 'Run, Sarah, Run!' but is coy about 2016.Brad Knickerbocker
COMMENTARY: If the governor doesn’t withdraw his California nominee for the State Assessment Review Board and follow an unambiguous state law, the Legislature should reject confirmation of the former oil company executive.Dermot Cole
The executive board of the University of Alaska Federation of Teachers unanimously approved a resolution backing the University of Alaska administration in opposing a measure by Fairbanks Sen. John Coghill to allow people to carry guns on campus.Dermot Cole
While the field of candidates seeking to become Anchorage mayor is just beginning to take shape, one candidate is getting started early with an unusual approach to launching his campaign: Dan Coffey is airing his dirty laundry.Sean Doogan
Officials defended state plans to build a 200-mile road to the Ambler mining district, an isolated area with known mineral resources and no surface access, as well as a 50-mile road out of Juneau, the state capitol that can only be reached by air and sea.Pat Forgey