ANCHORAGE — Former state Sen. Rick Halford and Ana Hoffman of Bethel have been named co-chairs of Bill Walker’s gubernatorial transition team.
Walker said his team is being assembled in recognition of a constitutional deadline that the governor be sworn in Dec. 1.
“It seems to appear to be prudent to do what we’re doing,” he said.
ANCHORAGE — Independent candidate Bill Walker has won the Alaska governor’s race, following an aggressive challenge to Republican Gov. Sean Parnell that included joining campaigns with a Democratic rival.
“I am beyond myself with excitement,” Walker said Friday evening. “It has been a long, long journey with a whole lot of Alaskans at my side.”
ANCHORAGE — The embodiment of an Alaska cliche is for sale.
The massive urethane igloo that’s a must-stop for summer tourists heading up the Parks Highway en route to Denali National Park and Preserve can be had for $300,000.
ANCHORAGE — Robert Paniyak looks back wistfully to a time more than two decades ago when he and other Alaska Native youths helped scientists capture and band geese to address declining numbers of migratory waterfowl in the state’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
ANCHORAGE — An Anchorage poet gets to realize her dream to visit the ghost of a remote western Alaska village where her Inupiat Eskimo ancestors once lived, thanks to funds she raised through crowdsourcing.