Two measures still on track for 2018 ballot

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:03
Fisheries and ‘good governance’ petitioners turn in signatures to Division of Elections

The backers of two ballot measures are turning in their required signatures to the Alaska Division of Elections, keeping the measures on track for a fall 2018 statewide vote.

Tropical heat wave sends temperatures to record levels

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:02
Thermometer hits all-time January highs in Metlakatla, Craig, Sitka and more

Sunday was the warmest day ever recorded in January in Alaska.

2017 Legislative bill summaries

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:15

The following list contains all bills and resolutions introduced by the Legislature last year.

10 candidates vie to fill Sen. Dunleavy’s seat, as he resigns to run for governor

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:12

The short list of candidates to replace Dunleavy is in.

Legislator seeks ceasefire in bar wars

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 06:18
House Majority Leader files bill addressing distillery conflict

Alaska’s House Majority Leader has proposed a way to end the trouble afflicting distilleries in Alaska.

30th Legislature reconvenes this week for second session

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:28
Governor will present State of the State address on Thursday

Governor will present State of the State address on Thursday.

Juneau legislators ‘worried’ about upcoming session

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 06:41
At town hall meeting, three-person delegation answers questions about deficit and fiscal impasse

At town hall meeting, three-person delegation answers questions about deficit and fiscal impasse.

Tough choices abound in 2018’s Year of the Budget

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:00

Alaska has a $2.7 billion annual budget deficit. It’s the largest of any state other than Illinois.

Report: Health problems could arise as Alaska warms

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 08:05

Climate change in Alaska has the potential to create serious physical and mental health problems for Alaskans.

Alaska-class ferry misses goal: Parts to be built Outside

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 08:13
State and shipyard confirm some modules of ferry Hubbard will be built in Vancouver, Wash.

State and shipyard confirm some modules of ferry Hubbard will be built in Vancouver, Washington.

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