Meet Gov. Walker’s first big challenger

Republican Sen. Mike Dunleavy seeks leap to governor’s mansion from the Mat-Su

Five years ago, Mike Dunleavy ran for Alaska Senate and asked residents of the Mat-Su to kindly not shoot him.


“Mike Dunleavy knows that Alaska is on a freight train to Brokeville. If you see Mike Dunleavy coming up your driveway, don’t shoot. Mike’s bringing good news,” his campaign ads stated.

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Tue, 06/19/2018 - 23:11

Soldotna student awarded national science and technology opportunity

Aspiring robotics engineer Mika Thompson-Brassfield believes the power of robotics could do a lot of good for a lot of people — and for her... Read more

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 12:02

New cards, new scams: Seniors targeted as Medicare rolls out new IDs

A law aimed at reducing fraud and identity theft among Medicare beneficiaries is opening the door to new scams.

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