Pilot program aids voter registration, absentee balloting for eligible prisoners in Alaska

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 15:10
Volunteers visit prisons in Juneau, Fairbanks

Volunteers visit prisons in Juneau, Fairbanks.

Juneau’s cost of living rises; is now more expensive than Anchorage or Fairbanks

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 10:47
Housing prices above Atlanta, Miami

Juneau’s cost of living has risen in the past year, according to new figures from the Council for Community and Economic Research.

Alaska fisheries ballot battle becomes more expensive

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 18:21
Mines dump $1.2 million more into ‘vote no’ campaign; total spending tops $7.2 million

This year’s fish fight is already half as expensive as the 2014 ballot battle over Alaska’s oil and gas tax system.

Gas pipeline negotiations continue

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 14:52
No major new developments as state-owned corporation provides update to Legislature

Correction: The proposed pipeline would be 807 miles, not 907 miles.

Alaska Air National Guard looks to increase presence in Juneau

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 17:25
New recruiting office opens, aims to get capital on drill flight rotation

New recruiting office opens, aims to get capital on drill flight rotation.

All 11 rescued from crashed plane on Prince of Wales

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 18:52
Passengers suffered only minor injuries, Coast Guard says

All 11 people aboard a plane that crashed Tuesday have been rescued in mountainous terrain on Prince of Wales Island in Alaska, officials said.

Alaska pauses plan to borrow $1 billion for oil-company payouts

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 09:26
Department of Revenue awaits decision in pending lawsuit against proposal

State officials confirmed Tuesday that a billion-dollar bond issue is on hold amid a pending lawsuit by two Juneau men.

State shows progress on reducing opioids

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 06:59
Changing prescription process, increasing education are main approaches

Looking at the entirety of the opioid addiction epidemic that has taken hold of Alaska and the rest of the country, it’s easy to get overwhelmed.

Ferry passengers stranded without toilets

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 17:44
AMHS ferry Leconte’s generators, ramp inoperable for 7 hours while docked in Angoon

A pair of generators broke down on the Alaska Marine Highway ferry M/V LeConte Thursday afternoon, stranding 52 passengers on board without working toilets and no way to leave while the ship was docked for seven hours in Angoon.

USDA Sec. Perdue: Logging, other Southeast industries not ‘mutually-exclusive’

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 10:37
2001 roadless rule an impedes industry, Perdue said after touring region’s few remaining timber companies

Correction: This article initially listed an incorrect figure for the number of acres the roadless rule would apply to in the Tongass National Forest. The article has been updated with the correct figure.

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