| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:11 PM
Alaska voters went to the polls Tuesday night to remake the state Legislature, selecting candidates in almost every seat of both the House and Senate.
Many races this year are being held in response to redistricting under the 2010 U.S. Census,...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:17 PM
Every child who has attended elementary school in the U.S. can without a doubt recall the famous “In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue” rhyme.
Though the rest of the poem is a distant memory, as adults, many of us have been exposed to...
| Aug 24, 2012
WAUBAY — Twenty-nine homes in Waubay have been bought by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to be moved or demolished, leaving city officials to wonder about the long-term future of the town.
Last year, flooding forced families from their...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 3:31 PM
More than 186,000 voters in the Anchorage area have registered to vote in Alaska's primary elections on Tuesday.
The polls open Aug. 28 at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. For a full list of polling place locations in the state, click here.
| Sep 7, 2012
| 1:05 AM
PARK RIVER, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota state Sen. Joe Miller, R-Park River, is on the road - not only the campaign trail for the November election - but the road to recovery from an Aug. 13 farm accident.
Miller was discharged Aug. 31 from First Care...
| Oct 11, 2012
Last week a Venezuelan friend I met in 1994 found me on Twitter.
After exchanging pleasantries, I asked her what she expected from last Sunday's presidential elections. She said she was hoping Henrique Capriles could defeat President Hugo Chávez,
| Sep 9, 2012
| 9:43 PM
PIERRE — For a guy who grew up long ago in Carthage, most recently population 144 in the 2010 census and likely still shrinking up there off the main highways in rural Miner County, Sidney Goss sure gets around.
That isn’t a bad thing....
| Sep 11, 2012
| 12:14 PM
A new board member will have to be appointed to the James River Water Development District.
The district declared Larry Lovrien's seat vacant at the district's meeting at the Ramkota in Aberdeen on Tuesday.
Lovrien of Aberdeen, now representing...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:10 PM
No one knows better than Jeremy Dubin that now is a great time to buy a house.
And yet Dubin, an @Properties real estate broker, sold his Roscoe Village townhouse in the spring and moved into his new place—a luxury apartment in Goose Island.
| Jun 1, 2012
| 3:56 PM
The director of the Eastern Panhandle’s public transit service said the agency’s budget difficulties this year are about the same as last year, but she remained optimistic about the future.
“We’re holding on,” said Belinda...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Whenever JoJo Ramos visits his "meemaw," he never forgets to ask for "bendición," a Spanish blessing, in his Appalachian-Florida dialect before crossing into the heart of her home in Belle Glade.
He calls himself a "hillbilly" Puerto Rican in honor of...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:19 PM
Del. Walter E. Duke, R-Berkeley, has a familiar 2012 general election opponent in Jason Barrett, the Democratic Party’s nominee for the 61st district in the state House of Delegates.
Duke, 65, of 112 Tavern Road, Martinsburg, defeated Barrett, 30,...