Former Alaska legislator Zach Fansler to be arraigned June 21

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 07:18
Fansler facing second degree harassment charge for slapping woman

An Alaska lawmaker who resigned after allegations of striking a Juneau woman is soon scheduled to appear in court.

Controversial timber sale can’t find a bidder

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 16:50
On second try, old growth on Kuiu Island doesn’t garner an offer

It seems nobody wants to buy timber on Kuiu Island.

Walker takes judge selection process seriously, chief of staff says

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 08:24
Individual interviews, independent research key to governor’s decision

Correction: This article previously stated incorrectly that Gov. Bill Walker has appointed 12 district court judges and nine superior court judges during his time as governor. According to the Alaska Judicial Council, Walker has appointed four district court judges and 11 superior court judges.

Glacier Bay cruise ship permits get redo

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 18:03
Per-person cost will be higher for cruise companies in 2019

Exactly $8.28 a person. That’s how much it will cost a cruise ship passenger to gain access to Glacier Bay National Park for the next 10 years.

Lt. Gov. nixes good governance ballot measure

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 06:22

Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott on Friday removed a ballot measure from this fall’s statewide election, citing a “substantially similar” bill approved by the Alaska Legislature this spring.

Alaska marijuana sales staying high

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 06:20

Alaska’s marijuana industry is still riding high, according to new figures from the Alaska Department of Revenue.

New population forecast predicts 100,000 more Alaskans by 2045

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 06:20
Silver tsunami also approaches, as number of elderly will surge

Alaska is expected to get a bit more crowded and a bit older.

Two more jump into Alaska House Democratic primary

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 06:19
James Hart and Tom Morphet, both from Haines, make four-way contest for August election

Two late entries in the race for Alaska House District 33 have made the contest one of the biggest in the state.

Former Alaska legislator Zach Fansler to plead guilty

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 17:56

A former Alaska lawmaker who was accused of hitting a woman earlier this year will plead guilty to a misdemeanor harassment charge as part of a negotiated agreement.

Juneau school board member Andi Story will run for Valley House seat

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 14:58
New candidate makes for a three-cornered election in the Mendenhall Valley

Juneau School Board member Andi Story is seeking higher office.

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