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Gov. Mike Dunleavy: Alaska refunded the police

Since the beginning of civilization, the primary purpose of government has been to protect public safety. The Founders acknowledged this in the opening lines of the Declaration of Independence, when they wrote of the God-given rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. “To secure these rights,” they wrote, “governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.”
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A big chill takes hold of Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Beautiful with bitter cold temperatures. Alaska is going to see a cold snap over the first part of the week as we head into some of the shortest daylight hours of the year. Clear skies associated with high pressure covers much of the mainland. Interior locations...

Coldest stretch of air since January returns to Southcentral

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Biting cold air has made a return to Southcentral Alaska, with many locations seeing daily highs nearly 20 degrees below average. This cold stretch comes after much of November has been sitting on the mild side. While we’re currently the 22nd-warmest November on record, the last few days of the month should help us drop several more spots.

Alaska Energy Authority invests $4.9M in state’s largest solar farm

Residents of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough will get a lot more power from the sun next summer. That’s when construction is expected to finish in Houston on what will be the state’s largest solar farm, projected to produce enough energy to power 1,400 homes. The state-owned Alaska Energy Authority...

Here are ways Sen. Murkowski can make a difference for Alaska over her next term

As the 2022 general election results show Sen. Lisa Murkowski as having been re-elected, I would like to congratulate her successful campaign after she faced political headwinds the past several years. And she may continue to face them for the next several years. A six-year term is a long time, especially in a hyper-partisan environment. […] The post Here are ways Sen. Murkowski can make a difference for Alaska over her next term appeared first on Alaska Beacon.

Sarah Palin Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee and former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. Marriage: Todd Palin (August 29, 1988-2020, divorced) Children: Trig, April 18, 2008; Piper, March 19, 2001; Willow, July 5, 1994; Bristol, October 18, 1990; Track, April 20, 1989. Education: University of Idaho,...

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, November 28, 2022

Stories are posted on the statewide news page. Send news tips, questions, and comments to Follow Alaska Public Media on Facebook and on Twitter @AKPublicNews. And subscribe to the Alaska News Nightly podcast. Monday on Alaska News Nightly:. State senators form a bipartisan majority coalition. Also, biologists work to...