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Alaska state Rep. David Eastman, a Wasilla Republican, is shown seated on the House floor on April 29, 2022, in Juneau, Alaska. The Division of Elections has determined that Rep. Eastman is eligible to run for office after reviewing challenges to his candidacy. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File)

Alaska elections office says Eastman eligible to run

Challenges to Eastman’s candidacy centered on his affiliation with the Oath Keepers.

 

Alaska state Senate President Peter Micciche, center, looks on as lawmakers gather in front of him on the Senate floor on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in Juneau, Alaska. A bill dealing with the annual dividend paid to residents was bumped from the Senate floor on Wednesday. Micciche said it did not have the votes to pass. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer)

State lawmakers struggle with dividend debate

Legislative leaders have said they see resolving the divisive debate as critical

 

Anchorage Police Det. Dave Cordie, left, addresses reporters Thursday, May 5, 2022, in Anchorage, Alaska, about the disappearance nine years ago of a 6-year-old boy and hopes that the public will provide new leads on the whereabouts of Deshawn McCormick. On the right is attorney Rachel Gernat with the Office of Special Prosecutions, which provides legal assistance to the police on cold cases. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

Anchorage police seek new leads in missing child cold case

DeShawn McCormick disappeared nine years ago when he was 6 years old

 

Alaska state Rep. David Eastman, a Wasilla Republican, is shown seated on the House floor on Friday, April 29, 2022, in Juneau, Alaska. Minority House Republicans removed Eastman from their caucus, with the minority leader citing a buildup of issues over time. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer)

Alaska House Republicans remove Eastman from caucus

Eastman also was removed from two committees

Alaska state Rep. David Eastman, a Wasilla Republican, is shown seated on the House floor on Friday, April 29, 2022, in Juneau, Alaska. Minority House Republicans removed Eastman from their caucus, with the minority leader citing a buildup of issues over time. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer)
Republican Sens. Lisa Murkowski, of Alaska, and Mitt Romney of Utah, left, who say they will vote to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s historic nomination to the Supreme Court, smile as they greet each other outside the chamber, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, April 5, 2022. Murkowski continues to have a substantial cash advantage over her opponent backed by former President Donald Trump, who has vowed revenge on the incumbent Alaska Republican. Murkowski brought in more than $1.5 million in the three-month period ending March 31, 2022, according to Federal Election Commission filings. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Murkowski maintains cash advantage over Trump-backed hopeful

Republican Kelly Tshibaka, who is challenging Murkowski, raised $673,383 during the last quarter

Republican Sens. Lisa Murkowski, of Alaska, and Mitt Romney of Utah, left, who say they will vote to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s historic nomination to the Supreme Court, smile as they greet each other outside the chamber, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, April 5, 2022. Murkowski continues to have a substantial cash advantage over her opponent backed by former President Donald Trump, who has vowed revenge on the incumbent Alaska Republican. Murkowski brought in more than $1.5 million in the three-month period ending March 31, 2022, according to Federal Election Commission filings. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
This June 1912, file photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows ash drifts around Katmai village’s then-new Russian Orthodox church after the eruption of Novarupta Volcano in Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska. An unusual alert was issued by volcano scientists Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, warning that an ash cloud was headed toward Alaska’s Kodiak Island. The ash is from the powerful 1912 eruption of Novarupta, a volcano on the Alaska Peninsula that dropped volcanic ash that is still visible today. (G.C. Martin/U.S. Geological Survey via AP, File)

Winds whip up volcanic ash from 1912 eruption in Alaska

The Novarupta eruption was the most powerful of the 20th century and ranks among the largest in recorded history.

This June 1912, file photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows ash drifts around Katmai village’s then-new Russian Orthodox church after the eruption of Novarupta Volcano in Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska. An unusual alert was issued by volcano scientists Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, warning that an ash cloud was headed toward Alaska’s Kodiak Island. The ash is from the powerful 1912 eruption of Novarupta, a volcano on the Alaska Peninsula that dropped volcanic ash that is still visible today. (G.C. Martin/U.S. Geological Survey via AP, File)
This undated photo provided by Scotty Barr shows his daughter, Ashley Johnson Barr, who was killed in Kotzebue in September 2018. Peter Wilson of Kotzebue was sentenced to 99 years in prison Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, in Kotzebue. (Courtesy Photo / Scotty Barr)

Alaska man sentenced to 99 years in death of Kotzebue girl

Peter Vance Wilson, 44, had earlier pleaded guilty to charges of murder and sexual abuse as part of an agreement with prosecutors.

This undated photo provided by Scotty Barr shows his daughter, Ashley Johnson Barr, who was killed in Kotzebue in September 2018. Peter Wilson of Kotzebue was sentenced to 99 years in prison Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, in Kotzebue. (Courtesy Photo / Scotty Barr)
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Former Alaska Gov. Bill Walker wants his old job back.
In this Nov. 13, 2018 file photo, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker poses in his office at the state Capitol in Juneau, Alaska. Walker announced plans Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, to run for governor again and said his former labor commissioner, Heidi Drygas, would be his running mate. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File)

Walker to seek governor’s office again

Walker dropped his 2018 reelection bid shortly before that year’s election.

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Former Alaska Gov. Bill Walker wants his old job back.
In this Nov. 13, 2018 file photo, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker poses in his office at the state Capitol in Juneau, Alaska. Walker announced plans Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, to run for governor again and said his former labor commissioner, Heidi Drygas, would be his running mate. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File)
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Athabascan singer and storyteller George Holly performs at the unveiling of a place-name marker at Chanshtnu, or “grassy creek,” the Dena’ina Athabascan name for Westchester Lagoon, on Aug. 3 in Anchorage.

New place names highlight Alaska city’s Dena’ina roots

‘Anchorage as a community is only about 100 years old, but our history goes back well over 1,000 years’

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Athabascan singer and storyteller George Holly performs at the unveiling of a place-name marker at Chanshtnu, or “grassy creek,” the Dena’ina Athabascan name for Westchester Lagoon, on Aug. 3 in Anchorage.