Friday, the public had one last chance to hear from Borough mayoral candidates. A full hour was taken to ask questions and get information from 4 of the 8 candidates for mayor. The election is Tuesday, January 11th. Polls open at 7 .m. and close at 8 pm. Below is the candidate forum in 4 sections, approximately 15 minutes each.[audio:http://ktna.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/MayorForum11.mp3|titles=MayorForum1] [audio:http://ktna.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/MayorForum2.mp3|titles=MayorForum2] [audio:http://ktna.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/MayorForum3.mp3|titles=MayorForum3] [audio:http://ktna.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/MayorForum4.mp3|titles=MayorForum4]
My name is Kenneth Clark.
I have been an Alaska resident since 1974 (36-years).
3. How long have I lived in Mat-Su borough?
I purchased a home in the valley (Mat-Su borough) in 1985 (25-years). (more…)
Larry DeVilbiss is one of 8 candidates running for mayor in the special election January 11th. He spoke with Sue Deyoe before Christmas about his background and why he is running. (3.5 min)[audio:http://ktna.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/20101223DeVilbisselex.mp3|titles=20101223DeVilbisselex]
The special elections to vote for a new borough mayor are scheduled for January 11 and eight men have filed their paperwork to join the race for mayor. KTNA continues its series to introduce the candidates with this story on David Wilson of Wasilla.[audio:http://ktna.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/20101222-elexWilson11.mp3|titles=David Wilson mayoral candidate]
Governor Sean Parnell’s proposed budget includes funding projects and initiatives that are likely to impact the upper Susitna valley. The governor’s budget plan totals $11.1 billion. (more…)
The Mat-Su Borough’s special election to determine a new mayor is set for January 11. Eight candidates threw their hats in the ring and are currently campaigning to win borough residents’ votes. KTNA introduces the candidates, starting with Brian Sullivan.[audio:http://ktna.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/20101217-elexBSullivan.mp3|titles=Borough mayor election candidate Brian Sullivan]
There are 8 candidates on the final list for Mat Su Borough mayor. The deadline for application was Friday. (more…)
Lt. Governor Craig Campbell has asked that the write-in ballots in Tuesday’s state-wide election get counted earlier than the scheduled date of November 18th. The division of elections plans on counting those ballots starting November 10th. They believe the process will take three days. Go to the state website for District 15 results as well as tallies statewide.