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Peltola wins Alaska’s U.S. House race by 10 point margin

Congresswoman Mary Peltola came out nearly 10 points ahead of Republican Sarah Palin.
Lisa Murkowski

Murkowski wins Alaska’s U.S. Senate race

With ranked choices tabulated, Murkowski got 53.7% of the vote to Kelly Tshibaka’s 46.3%.

Alaska Gov. Dunleavy is reelected to second term

Gov. Mike Dunleavy won a second term outright, with 50.3% of the vote.

The latest vote tallies in Alaska’s first ranked choice general election

View live results for Alaska's 2022 governor, U.S. Senate and U.S. House races.
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Young moose rescued from Soldotna basement

State troopers, Fish and Game biologists and Central Emergency Services firefighters worked together to get a moose out of a Soldotna home's basement Sunday morning.
A woman pushing a shopping cart walks next to a table full of groceries.

Food Bank of Alaska anticipates high demand with inflation in and pandemic aid out

The Food Bank of Alaska handed out thousands of free frozen turkeys and holiday meal kits through its annual Thanksgiving Blessing events.
A light-up star on a mountainside.

Anchorage’s beloved holiday star will be switched on remotely for first time ever

In years past, teams from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson had to take snowmachines up the mountain to turn the star on and off.

Murkowski takes the lead in Alaska’s U.S. Senate race

Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski is now ahead of GOP challenger Kelly Tshibaka by 1,658 votes in updated election results Friday, which leaves her almost certain to win reelection. 
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In a historic first, Alaskans set to elect 3 LGBTQ lawmakers to state Legislature

In its more than 60-year history, Alaska has never had an openly LGBTQ state lawmaker. Now, Alaska voters are set to send three down to Juneau.

‘Molly of Denali’ nominated for 2 Emmy Awards

The PBS Kids television show “Molly of Denali” has been nominated for Children’s & Family Emmy Awards in two categories: Outstanding Preschool Animated Series and Outstanding Writing for a Preschool Animated Program.

In reversal, Anchorage School District leaders now recommend keeping language immersion programs

The decision follows community opposition to proposed cuts to the programs.

Murkowski pulls nearly even in Alaska’s U.S. Senate race

Reelection is likely for Sen. Murkowski and Rep. Peltola.

Alaska Gov. Dunleavy still on track to secure another term with more ballots counted

If Dunleavy’s share of the vote remains over 50%, he will win a second term outright, with no need for ranked choice tabulations.
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Good news, Alaskans: Your emus are legal now

Pike Ainsworth was inspired to raise emus in Alaska after learning about emu farmers in Maine and British Columbia. He ordered some eggs and managed to hatch one.
an earthquake seismometer

Want to host an earthquake seismometer? Researchers are looking for help on the Kenai Peninsula

Researchers are looking for homes for seismometers that will help them learn more about the earth underneath the Kenai Peninsula.

4 takeaways from Alaska’s election night results

Election Day is over in Alaska, and enough dust has settled to call some high-interest contests, and to know what to watch for in unresolved races as more ballots are counted.

Peltola leads in Alaska’s U.S. House race, while U.S. Senate race tightens

The Division of Elections is only counting first-place votes this week. It’s likely that the congressional races won’t be decided until second rankings are tallied on Nov. 23.
Mike Dunleavy and Nancy Dahlstrom

Dunleavy poised to win Alaska governor’s race

If Dunleavy’s share of the vote remains over 50% as more ballots are counted, he will win a second term as governor outright.
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Watch our election night coverage

Alaska Public Media was live from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. on election night.