Second of three segments from the Tanana Valley League of Women Voters Candidate Forum for Alaska's primary election (slated for Tuesday, August 21.) This clip features candidates for Alaska's Senate Seat A.
There’s only one contested legislative primary-election race that Fairbanks-area voters will weigh-in on this coming Tuesday. That’s the House District 1 seat left vacant by Rep. Scott Kawasaki’s decision to challenge incumbent Sen. Pete Kelly to represent state Senate District A. The matchup features two candidates with very different campaign pitches.
A major driver of Fairbanks economy will get bigger. The Ft. Knox Mine north of the city is extending the open pit gold extraction operation onto land acquired by the state last year. KUAC’s Dan Bross attended an expansion celebration at the mine Wednesday.