State asks Legislature for $10 million to survey ANWR for oil

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 05:58
• Money would allow state to seek seismic data for oil, gas finds in coastal plain • Request is intended to bolster commercial interest in lease sales

Money would allow state to seek seismic data for oil, gas finds in coastal plain.

University of Alaska president to deliver ‘state of the university’ address

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 05:55

University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen will deliver a “State of the University” speech noon Tuesday at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

University of Alaska Board of Regents to hold public testimony session

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 05:55

The University of Alaska Board of Regents has scheduled a call-in session of public testimony for Alaskans who want to talk about university issues with the system’s governing body.

What does a bear do in the Alaska woods? Disperse seeds

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 16:23

Does a bear leave scat in the woods? The answer is obvious but the effects on an ecosystem may not be.

Alaska House votes to legalize hemp farming

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:16
36-0 bipartisan vote keeps legal hemp on track for Alaska; state would be 35th to authorize industrial farming

The Alaska House of Representatives has voted unanimously to legalize hemp farming in Alaska.

Prosecutors consider charges against former Rep. Fansler

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:18
District 38 Democrats nominate three for vacancy opened by Fansler’s resignation

District 38 Democrats nominate three for vacancy opened by Fansler’s resignation.

Walker has early fundraising edge in Alaska governor’s race

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 06:07

Gov. Bill Walker holds an early fundraising edge in his bid for re-election this year.

Jessica Geary named head of Legislative Affairs Agency

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 06:06

Jessica Geary has been named the new head of the Legislative Affairs Agency, the nonpartisan working arm of the Legislature.

Former JDHS teacher announces campaign for downtown Juneau’s House seat

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 13:59
Sara Hannan files letter of intent with Alaska Public Offices Commission

A former JDHS teacher has filed to run for the Alaska House seat currently held by Rep. Sam Kito.

Permanent Fund spending is this year’s snarl in the Alaska Legislature

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 06:24
One-third of the way to 90 days, analyzing the biggest pothole to a finished session

One-third of the way to 90 days, analyzing the biggest pothole to a finished session.

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