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The state timber program in Southeast would be drastically downsized - and the struggling local industry's lifeline severed - through cuts proposed by the Legislature.

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 12:12am

New data from the Alaska Department of Labor show the 49th state had 765 fewer jobs in fall 2014 than fall 2013.

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 12:11am

Alaska's representatives in Congress were divided on funding the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the federal budget cycle, Sept. 30. Sen. Lisa Murkowski voted in favor of funding the department, while Sen. Dan Sullivan and Rep.

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 12:10am

JUNEAU - A Senate committee advanced legislation Tuesday that would eliminate daylight saving time in Alaska and allow for consideration of another time zone in the state. The bill would exempt Alaskans from advancing their clocks each spring.

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 12:10am

ANCHORAGE - Collectors seeking caribou antlers had plenty to choose from in the 2015 Hide and Horn auction, a sale of seized animal parts by the state of Alaska.

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 12:10am

ANCHORAGE - A newly created community action group in Anchorage has launched a campaign to address violence and urge people to foster safety in Alaska's largest city.

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 12:10am

A House committee has moved a bill that would limit households of two or more adults to 12 marijuana plants.


Tue, 03/03/2015 - 4:21pm

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly has approved creation of a local marijuana advisory committee to deal impacts from the recent legalization of marijuana in the state.

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 12:08pm

Proposed cuts equal to employee raises in the departments of administration and education weren't included in a draft operating budget before the House Finance Committee.

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 12:05pm

JUNEAU — House lawmakers want a day to honor firefighters. The Alaska House has passed a bill introduced by Anchorage Reps. Bob Lynn and Matt Claman that would designate Oct. 9 as Alaska Firefighters' Day. The bill now goes to the Senate for consideration. In a press release, Lynn...

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 9:40am


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