Permits, resources and energy are hot topics on the US House forum | Policy

Three candidates for Alaska’s seat as a whole in the United States House shared the stage at an Alaska House candidates’ forum Thursday in front of hundreds of people at the Westmark Hotel in Fairbanks.

Former Governor Sarah Palin and businessman Nick Begich III, both Republicans, and libertarian Chris Bye, a Fairbanks fishing guide, answered mostly business questions in a mostly civilian format moderated by the House of Commerce of Greater Fairbanks.