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2022 Anchorage Assembly Candidate: John Weddleton

This Q&A is part of a broader candidate survey by the Anchorage Daily News. View the full survey here. John Weddleton | District: 6 | Age: 63.5 | Occupation: Retailer | weddletonforassembly.com What is the most important problem...

2022 Anchorage Assembly Candidate: Randy Sulte

This Q&A is part of a broader candidate survey by the Anchorage Daily News. View the full survey here. Randy Sulte | District: 6 | Age: 52 | Occupation: COO | sulteforanchorage.com What is the most important problem facing...

2022 Anchorage Assembly Candidate: Darin Colbry

This Q&A is part of a broader candidate survey by the Anchorage Daily News. View the full survey here. Darin Colbry | District: 6 | Age: 45 | Occupation: Landscaping and DoorDashing What is the most important problem facing...

2022 Anchorage Assembly Candidate: Stephanie Taylor

This Q&A is part of a broader candidate survey by the Anchorage Daily News. View the full survey here. Stephanie Taylor | District: 5 | Age: 59 | Occupation: Homemaker | stephanieforak.com What is the most important problem facing...

2022 Anchorage Assembly Candidate: Christopher Hall

This Q&A is part of a broader candidate survey by the Anchorage Daily News. View the full survey here. Christopher Hall| District: 5 | Age: 47 | Occupation: Worker bee What is the most important problem facing...

2022 Anchorage Assembly Candidate: Forrest Dunbar

This Q&A is part of a broader candidate survey by the Anchorage Daily News. View the full survey here. Forrest Dunbar | District: 5 | Age: 37 | Occupation: Attorney, Army Guard Officer | forrestdunbar.com What is the...

2022 Anchorage Assembly Candidate: Meg Zaletel

This Q&A is part of a broader candidate survey by the Anchorage Daily News. View the full survey here. Meg Zaletel | District: 4 | Age: 42 | Occupation: Attorney/interim executive director, Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness...

2022 Anchorage Assembly Candidate: Kathy Henslee

This Q&A is part of a broader candidate survey by the Anchorage Daily News. View the full survey here. Kathy Henslee | District: 4 | Age: 55 | Occupation: Realtor | Campaign website: hensleeforassembly.com What is the most important...

2022 Anchorage Assembly Candidate: Nial Sherwood Williams

This Q&A is part of a broader candidate survey by the Anchorage Daily News. View the full survey here. Nial Sherwood Williams | District: 3 | Age: 35 | Occupation: Government watchdog What is the most important...

2022 Anchorage Assembly Candidate: Liz Vazquez

This Q&A is part of a broader candidate survey by the Anchorage Daily News. View the full survey here. Liz Vazquez | District: 3 | Age: 70 | Occupation: Attorney | lizvazquez.us What is the most important problem...

2022 Anchorage Assembly Candidate: Kameron Perez-Verdia

This Q&A is part of a broader candidate survey by the Anchorage Daily News. View the full survey here. Kameron Perez-Verdia | District: 3 | Age: 50 | Occupation: President/CEO, Alaska Humanities Forum | kameronforassembly.com What is the...

2022 Anchorage Assembly Candidate: Gretchen Wehmhoff

This Q&A is part of a broader candidate survey by the Anchorage Daily News. View the full survey here. Gretchen Wehmhoff | District: 2 | Age: 63 | Occupation: Educator and newspaper publisher | teamgretchen.com What is the most...

2022 Anchorage Assembly Candidate: Vanessa Stephens

This Q&A is part of a broader candidate survey by the Anchorage Daily News. View the full survey here. Vanessa Stephens | District: 2 | Age: 61 | Occupation: Grandparent What is the most important problem...

2022 Anchorage Assembly Candidate: Kevin Cross

This Q&A is part of a broader candidate survey by the Anchorage Daily News. View the full survey here. Kevin Cross | District: 2 | Age: 48 | Occupation: Real estate broker, lender and small business...

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Aug. 30, 2019

Governor Dunleavy selects Representative Laddie Shaw to fill the late Chris Birch's Senate seat. Plus, the state asks the U.S Supreme Court to uphold the rights of a funeral home that fired a transgender employee.
A seiner hauls in hatchery-produced chum salmon in Crawfish Inlet in 2018.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019

Internal email casts uncertainty on future of BP Alaska employees; Is the USDA now leaning toward a full exemption of the Roadless Rule in Alaska?; As fires burn across Southcentral, a Montana study is looking at long-term effects of wildfire smoke; As Sec. DeVos promotes her Education Freedom Scholarship statewide, some advocates wonder how it would work in Alaska; Nanwalek is rapidly running out of water; Longtime lobbyist accused of fishing over the line; New alcohol regulations have brewers and distillers worried; Missile Defense Agency: ‘Kill vehicle' contract cancellation won’t affect Greely expansion; It's finally going to rain in Southcentral Alaska

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019

Inside Hilcorp, the oil company taking over BP's assets in Alaska; Swan Lake Fire takes a toll on Homer businesses; Alaska regulation to limit events at breweries, distilleries; Medicaid to cover Alaska dental patients through September; During visit to Unalaska, Sullivan pushes for greater military presence in Aleutian Islands; Health officials issue public health alert about ‘vaping-associated’ lung illness; Alaska's licensed marijuana growers cite tax concerns; Lightning strikes reported on two Alaska Airlines flights Sunday near Juneau; There's tons of plastic polluting the ocean. A UAA professor hopes her book can show kids how to fix it.; Bethel community gathers to remember beloved teacher Sophie Alexie

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019

BP’s Alaska exit not a surprise, experts say; What does BP's exit from Alaska mean for the state; After SCOTUS ruling, AG urges Dunleavy to limit public employees' unions; Swan Lake Fire conditions improve as residents remain on alert; Lightning started Paul's Creek Fire near King Salmon; Offal Fire moving away from Port Heiden; Alaska adding second insurer to individual insurance market; Fairbanks poet earns prestigious Willa literary award ; St. Herman’s legacy as a defender of Alutiiq people remembered

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Aug. 26, 2019

McKinley Fire close to 50 percent contained, evacuation levels lowered; 'Do they know that it's that bad?' Drivers describe 'hellfire' on Sterling Highway Sunday; Kennicott rescues boat passengers in Canada’s Inside Passage; Dunleavy sends letter encouraging potential Pebble investor; Rockslide blocks Pogo mine entrance; Water shortage looms in Chignik Lagoon; Dunleavy appoints 2 new members to human rights commission; In Alaska, Education Secretary DeVos touts alternative schooling agenda; Veteran musher Jim Lanier denied entry into 2020 Iditarod; Southeast Alaska’s summer chums returned much lower than expected; Elim residents ride on new roads; Kawerak says they’ll improve quality of life

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Aug. 23, 2019

51 homes burned from McKinley fire, 3 businesses, 80 outbuildings; Large chunk of Southcentral deemed an 'extreme drought' area for the first time; Poll by anti-tax Gov. Dunleavy shows Alaskans, narrowly, favoring more taxes; GOP sends 3 nominees for vacant Alaska Senate seat; Once vetoed by Dunleavy, funding for Alaska’s arts council is back in the budget; ConocoPhillips' next big oil project in Alaska takes another step forward; Unalakleet’s water troubles persist; city looks for long-term solution; Lawsuit blames fatal Butte home fire on gas company, owners; 2 Juneau 13-year-olds in custody after alleged school shooting threat; New transportation bill could reinstate funding for the Shakwak Project; At the moment, Donlin Gold isn't building a mine. But it is building a church