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It appears the third time is the charm for Alaskans' bid to legalize marijuana. After failed voter initiatives in 2000 and 2004, on Tuesday Alaskans voted 52 percent in favor of the legalization for the recreational use of marijuana.

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 9:11pm

Between the intermittent noise of an industrial truck-mounted vacuum running for several hours a day, a cleanup crew in hazmat suits moving the through the woods near his property and his general discomfort with the whole situation, Chuck Campbell has not been getting any work done. Contractors and ...

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 9:12pm

For the first time in his life, Ben Heaverley voted in Soldotna on Tuesday evening.

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 1:06am

ANCHORAGE (AP) - U.S. Rep. Don Young will remain as longest-serving Republican in the House. Young defeated his upstart opponent, Forrest Dunbar, on Tuesday to win a 22nd term.

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 12:23am

Rep. Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna has been re-elected for a sixth term in the Alaska State House. Representing District 30, Olson received 3,869 votes, winning 74 percent in six out of six reporting precincts on Tuesday's general election.

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:56pm

ANCHORAGE - Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan held an early lead over Democratic Sen. Mark Begich Tuesday night in Alaska's hotly contested race.

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:57pm

ANCHORAGE (AP) - Independent candidate Bill Walker held a razor thin lead over Republican incumbent Sean Parnell, but the Alaska governor's race remained too close to call late Tuesday.

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:57pm

Sen. Peter Micciche received his ticket back to Juneau Tuesday. Three out of every four voters in Senate District O favored Micciche, R-Soldotna, over his non-affiliated challenger Eric Treider.

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:57pm

Mike Chenault has been a state representative in Alaska for 14 years and, for the third time since 2010, he successfully defended his seat against a challenger.

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:56pm

ANCHORAGE - A measure to legalize recreational use of marijuana in Alaska was maintaining a steady lead in early returns Tuesday night.

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 12:22am


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