The governor race in Alaska has taken an interesting turn with Independent Republican Bill Walker jumping out of his party and platform to team with Byron Mallott, the Democrat's candidate aligned with Begich and Obama.
Alaska isn't divided between red and blue, Republican and Democrat; it's divided between Xtratufs and bunny boots.
The boundary between the two starts at the Canadian border in the middle of Wrangell-St.
With a 51-6 rout of Northern Lights Conference opponent Homer on Saturday, the Soldotna Stars football team can breathe easier after clinching a spot in the medium-schools state playoffs.
Not that they needed the relief.
The Bulldogs cruised to a 45-0 rout of Greatland Conference rival Voznesenka Saturday at Nikiski High School. Nikiski racked up 221 rushing yards overall with a balanced running game, led by Corin Cooper with 73 yards on eight carries.