Gene Tagaban, left, encourages men to stand together on the steps of the Capitol in support of the Alaskans Choose Respect campaign on Thursday. After speeches, including one by Gov. Bill Walker, center, about 100 community members marched to Marine Park.
With the "Alaskans Choose Respect" banners flying over the Capitol entrance behind him and about 100 soggy Alaskans looking on in front, Gov. Bill Walker gave the first "Choose Respect" address of his term.
JUNEAU — The director of the Legislative Finance Division laid out a sobering picture of the state’s budget outlook Thursday, saying the economic impact of cuts needed for a sustainable state budget would be far worse...
A Senate Finance subcommittee eliminated all state funding for public broadcasting in a late afternoon meeting Thursday. The subcommittee on the Department of Administration, chaired by Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, nixed the $4.
JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker is expected to introduce legislation setting out a framework for calculating property-tax payments for the state and municipalities from a major liquefied natural gas project.
ANCHORAGE - Kodiak fisherman Mike Olsen got to taste what some might consider a perfect fishing day in Homer on Saturday.
Sunshine reflected off Kachemak Bay. Temperatures reached the upper 40s, "like summertime," according to the 45-year-...