British Columbia mines are slated to be built close to transboundary rivers. That worries some candidates for the Legislature.
Tuesday, August 19th, is primary day in Alaska. Sitka voters will be choosing candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor, U.S. House and Senate, and State Representative, and deciding the fate of the state's oil tax structure.
Four out of Southeast Alaska’s five largest cities will choose mayors on Tuesday. Two have incumbents on the ballot, while the other two will choose among newcomers – or politicians rejoining the race.
In advance of next week’s municipal election, Raven Radio has been profiling candidates for office. Gary Paxton is one of those candidates. He’s running for the Sitka Assembly as a write-in candidate, and until two days ago (Wednesday) had been traveling in the Middle East.
Mike Reif is a candidate for City & Borough of Sitka Assembly. The municipal election is Tue Oct 4.
Tim Fulton is a candidate for Sitka school board. The municipal election is Tuesday, Oct. 4.