AK-Sen: HuffPost, “A Secret Recording Of Mining Executives Is Shaking Up The Alaska Senate Race”

First, from The Washington Post: Mining executive Tom Collier, who boasted in secretly taped conversations that he had leveraged his ties to Republican officials to advance a controversial project in Alaska, resigned Wednesday. Collier, CEO of the Pebble Limited Partnership, offered his resignation a day after the group Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) released recordings of…

Alaska Senate Race Is Tied

drive.google.com/… The US Senate Race in Alaska is tied at 43% each between incumbent Republican Dan Sullivan and Independent Dr. Al Gross, according to a newly released poll by Democratic pollster Public Policy Polling. Another 14% of Alaska voters are undecided. http://www.dailykos.com/… Gross is an Independent who has the support of Democrats in a state that…

Joe Biden Wins Alaska Democratic Primary

FYI: Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. won Alaska’s Democratic primary on Saturday night, the first nominating contest held since Senator Bernie Sanders dropped out of the race and made Mr. Biden the party’s presumptive presidential nominee. With all precincts reporting, Mr. Biden won 55 percent of the vote and Mr. Sanders won 45 percent. The state’s primary,…

Record high temperatures in Alaska have sent salmon into cardiac arrest.

Humans have been eating salmon in Alaska for 11,000 years. The cold-water fish is a protein powerhouse and Alaskan wild salmon is beyond delicious. In a heating Arctic, the consequences of our fossil fuel emissions are coming under intense scrutiny. This summer in the Arctic, heat records were smashed, sea ice loss and raging wildfires…