by Channel 2 News staff
Friday, January 1, 2010
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- In a poll conducted by Channel 2 News, respondents were asked what they thought was the most important story of 2009.
Here is the official question and results of the 2,990 people who voted.
What was the most important story of 2009?Palin announcement an early start to weekend fireworks 29 % Redoubt erupts after months of anticipation 19 % Girl in stable condition after stabbing at Service High 12 % Redoubt erupts 6 times in last 24 hours 11 % Latest Seward Highway accident kills 2 teens 10 % Lottery winner is a 3-time sex offender 7 % Firefighters get rude welcome home 7 % Palin shoes net $2,025 2 % Redoubt erupts twice, dusts Kenai Peninsula with ash 2 % Airport reopens after ash fall closure 1 %
All polls conducted by Channel 2 News and KTUU.com are unscientific.