Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, and Sen. Albert Kookesh, D-Angoon, are vying for the new Senate District Q seat, which covers most of Southeast Alaska. The two were in Ketchikan Wednesday, and talked about issues of regional concern during a live candidate call-in forum.
Senate District Q forum
The State of Alaska announced Wednesday that it will appeal a final ruling by Superior Court Judge William Carey in favor of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough’s long-held argument that the state’s required local contribution for public education violates Alaska’s Constitution. more