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Two File Intent To Run For Borough Mayor

Jan 13, 2017
Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly

Two people have filed letters of intent to run for Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor in this fall’s election.

The filing period for the borough does not open until Aug. 1, but people who know they want to run can begin filing early with the Alaska Public Offices Commission.

360 North

Recorded Live at KPC's Kachemak Bay Campus on October 25th, Alaska Constitutional Conventioneer Vic Fischer, and members of the community held a discussion on the Alaska Constitution, the importance of voting, and civic responsibility.

This program originally aired on Wednesday November 2nd at 9 a.m. on KBBI

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton face off in the final presidential debate Wednesday night at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, is live annotating the debate. Portions of the debate with added analysis are highlighted, followed by context and fact check from NPR reporters and editors. Follow highlights of the debate in NPR's updating news story at npr.org.

Courtesy: State of Alaska

On Tuesday August 9th The Homer Chamber of Commerce held a candidate forum for the Alaska House District 31 race.

Welcome to the Homer Chamber of Commerce's District 31 Candidate Forum. The participants are Representative Paul Seaton of Homer, Homer Mayor Beth Wythe, and John Cox of Anchor Point. The forum took place on Tuesday August 9th and the Homer Elk's Lodge and was moderated by Chris Story.

Primary Profile: Mike Chenault

Aug 12, 2016
Photo courtesy of Alaska Legislature

Mike Chenault is running unopposed in the Aug. 16 primary for reelection to House District 29, covering the northern Kenai Peninsula and Seward area.

Primary Profiles: District 32

Aug 12, 2016
Photo courtesy of Louise Stutes

Two hats are thrown in the primary ring for the House District 32 seat. Voters on the south side of Kachemak Bay and from Kodiak to Yakutat will see Republican Louise Stutes or Democrat Brent Watkins on the primary ballot Tuesday.