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    News of the North

    Wednesday, August 24, 2022 - 16 minutes

    Alaska Republican U.S. House candidate Tara Sweeney says she plans to end her campaign.

    Republican Charlie Pierce has advanced to the November general election in the race for Alaska governor.

    Alaska elections officials are violating voters’ rights by not providing a process through which voters can fix mistakes on mail ballot envelopes, a lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges.

    Gov. Mike Dunleavy and the Alaska Senate delegation spoke at the Alaska Minerals Conference. The conference began on Monday in Fairbanks.

    An Alaska state corporation is the only remaining leaseholder in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge that intends to pursue plans to explore for oil and gas on the refuge’s coastal plain after another private company gave up its lease in the region.

    A member of the military charged with manslaughter in a fiery crash that killed two people in Alaska told authorities he was so drunk, he didn’t remember driving.

    City Manager Rorie Watt spoke about Electric buses and the construction of the Valley Transit Center while on Action Line.

    Angoon Mayor Maxine Thompson spoke to News of the North this week about water issues in the village.

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