Sandy Williams, right, prepresenting Citizens Pro Road, testifies in favor of extending the road north of Juneau to the Katzehin River during a Joint Transportation Committee meeting at the Capitol on Thursday. Patrick Kemp, left, Commissioner of Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, and Jeff Ottesen, Program Development Director for DOTPF, with map, listen with other Juneau residents on the mega project.
A statewide survey has found that most Alaskans don't know what HB77 is and that those who do, hate it. HB77 is intended to make mining easier, but critics say it does so at the expense of the public's ability to comment on mining permits.
JUNEAU - The Senate State Affairs Committee on Thursday advanced a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow state backing on low-interest loans for students interested in college. The proposal, sponsored by Sen.
ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers say a vehicle driven by a 19-year-old Homer man struck a patrol vehicle during a traffic stop on the Sterling Highway.
Troopers say Joseph Newton was pulled over in a Subaru Legacy in Homer Wednesday night.