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Mim McConnell unseats Westover in Sitka mayor’s race. Hunter tops all vote-getters for assembly; Hackett and Putz also win seats. Cass Pook returned to School Board, along with a yet-to-be-named write-in (likely Jennifer Robinson). School board says goodbye to 13-year veteran Tom Conley. Petersburg elections, schools locked down when domestic violence incident spills onto streets. ANB/ANS to revive traditions at Centennial Grand Camp in Sitka.
Wed Oct 3, 2012
Sen. Mark Begich says the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act will not be moving forward without Alaska’s input. He says Florida Sen. Marco Rubio’s bill (introduced on September 16) was intended to lay out language important to the Republican’s home state. It won’t necessarily be the final language in the bill. more