Ballot measure opponents get financial boost

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 11:41
Mining companies give $1.2 million to Stand for Alaska

Some of Alaska’s biggest mines are putting more money into their fight against a pro-fisheries ballot initiative scheduled for this fall’s general election.

Walker signs anti-crime bills

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 10:53
House Bill 312 answers public complaints about pre-trial release system

Correction: The Office of Victims’ rights, not the Violent Crimes Compensation Board, is in charge of restitution to victims under House Bill 216. This article has been updated to reflect the change.

Analysis: Alaska Gov. Bill Walker signs deficit-slashing budget, but ‘shadow deficit’ remains

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 17:24
Dividend demand would require big cuts or new taxes

Dividend demand would require big cuts or new taxes.

Walker keeps funding for Juneau Access but nixes money for Anchorage bridge

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 17:23
Few vetoes from Alaska governor in this year’s budgets

Few vetoes from Alaska governor in this year’s budgets.

Alaska Department of Labor considers safety standards for zipline industry

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 06:31
Attractions have become a popular destination for thousands of tourists

Attractions have become a popular destination for thousands of tourists.

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.

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