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JUNEAU — Alaska lawmakers have passed legislation to bring state child support law into line with an international treaty under which the United States and other nations enforce child-support orders for one another. The Senate passed the bill, without debate, 14-6 on Monday. The m...

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 1:20pm

JUNEAU — State lawmakers looked to end the extended legislative session Monday amid a still-unsettled budget. The Senate voted Monday morning to accept a budget proposal, but the state government could be left with just partial funding if House Democrats don't offer their support....

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 1:18pm

KETCHIKAN — Ketchikan local government officials are pushing for an island-wide tobacco tax that would include e-cigarettes. The Cooperative Relations Committee, a joint group of the Ketchikan City Council and the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly, unanimously voted Friday to wor...

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 1:18pm

ANCHORAGE - Four military veterans are aiming to summit North America's tallest mountain on Memorial Day, armed with the names of hundreds of Americans who have died while serving their country.

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:03am

KENAI - Two members of the Kenai city maintenance department saw something that could be better and made it better.

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:03am

BETHEL - A Bethel team is re-envisioning how household water is treated.

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:02am

JUNEAU - The extended state legislative session carries on, with a vote pending on a state spending plan. Senate President Kevin Meyer said Sunday that Senate minority leader Berta Gardner wanted to wait to take up the budget.

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:02am

JUNEAU - A bill that would pause the state's obligation to reimburse school construction debt payments will become law without Gov. Bill Walker's signature.

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:01am

KODIAK - Most people don't think about where their clothes come from, but members of the Society for Creative Anachronism, which re-enacts medieval lifestyles, know it takes a lot of work to get from raw fibers to clothing.

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:01am

FAIRBANKS - The University of Alaska's president has approved a plan to furlough 167 administrative personnel for as many as 10 days to cut costs.

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 12:09am


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