Alaska Electric Light and Power reveals its historic roots

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 17:01
With sunny picnic and open house, company celebrates 125th anniversary

With sunny picnic and open house, company celebrates 125th anniversary.

Job losses appear to be slowing across state

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 17:39
State lost 1,700 jobs between June 2017 and June 2018; decline is less than at recession’s start

Alaska’s unemployment rate improved slightly in June, but detailed statistics show job losses continuing.

Walker signs bill that will block lawmakers’ per diem expenses if budget is late

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 18:16
Walker signs ‘good governance’ bill today in Anchorage

A late budget will now bring consequences for Alaska’s lawmakers.

Feds sign death certificate for Juneau Road construction

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:59
Thursday announcement reveals long-awaited decision against construction

Nineteen months after Gov. Bill Walker killed the Juneau Access Project, the federal government has signed the death certificate.

Ruling: Alaska lawmaker violated ethics laws by disclosing complaint to press

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 15:56
• Subcommittee finds Rep. David Eastman leaked confidential complaint to reporter • Eastman already faced sanction

The ethics subcommittee of the Alaska House of Representatives ruled Thursday that Rep. David Eastman, R-Wasilla, violated state law by leaking the existence of a confidential ethics complaint to the press.

Mental Health Trust boss accused of leaking audit

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 06:24
Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, asks Alaska Department of Law to investigate director of Alaska Mental Health Trust

A legislative audit committee has suggested the executive director of the Alaska Mental Health Trust could be charged with a crime for giving an under-development audit to a public radio reporter.

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker signs bill banning indoor smoking

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 18:27
Effective Oct. 1, ban mirrors similar regulations approved by Bethel, Juneau, Anchorage

Effective Oct. 1, ban mirrors similar regulations approved by Bethel, Juneau, Anchorage.

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.


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