Governor Bill Walker

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker abandons election

Incumbent independent throws support behind Democratic candidate Mark Begich.


A full house came out to the joint chamber luncheon to listen to what the gubernatorial candidates had to say on Wednesday in Soldotna. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Governor hopefuls visit Soldotna

Alaska’s three candidates for governor met at Wednesday’s joint chamber luncheon to discuss issues affecting Alaska and the peninsula. The conference room at the Soldotna… Continue reading


Walker: Permanent Fund should bring jobs to state

In a speech to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, Gov. Bill Walker told the assembled crowd that he believes the Alaska Permanent Fund… Continue reading


Gov. Walker reveals details of Chinese gas pipeline deal

Gov. Bill Walker on Tuesday released the details of a multibillion-dollar agreement signed between Alaska and China earlier this month and promised reporters at a… Continue reading

Gov. Bill Walker to travel to China with President Donald Trump

Gov. Bill Walker will be among the entourage of President Donald Trump as the president begins a trip to Asia this week. Walker told reporters… Continue reading

Walker celebrates industry, talks diversification

While celebrating the industries that fuel the Kenai Peninsula, Gov. Bill Walker stressed the importance of diversifying Alaska’s commerce. “You look at the career opportunities… Continue reading

Gov. Walker visits KCHS seniors

With their school days coming to a close, Kenai Central High School seniors are thinking about their futures in Alaska and let Gov. Bill Walker… Continue reading

Hilcorp to reduce flow in leaking gasline, halting production on two platforms

Editor's note: This story has been updated with an estimated future leak rate as a result of the pressure decrease. Hilcorp announced plans on Saturday… Continue reading