Alaska will be represented by one of its own as the nation pushes ahead with Arctic policy development and planning. It was announced Wednesday that Fran Ulmer has been appointed as a special adviser to the Secretary of State. While she describes the role as a “slight expansion” of her current d...Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:35pm
JUNEAU — More than 100 Juneau residents filled the Mendenhall Valley Public Library Monday evening for a question and answer session with four state leaders on the oil tax referendum voters will decide on next month....Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:33pm
The sunken ferry dock in Skagway has its head back above water. Western Marine Construction Inc., a Juneau-based company, was contracted over the weekend to work on the dock’s infrastructure. The state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities announced the dock’s raising by Facebook on...Wed, 04/30/2014 - 11:17am
JUNEAU — The Alaska Senate has voted to advance a proposed trans-Alaska natural gas pipeline project. If approved by the Alaska House of Representatives, the project will enter a period designed to determine its economic feasibility. The 15-5 nod of approval followed more than six hours of debate ...Wed, 03/19/2014 - 12:06pm
JUNEAU — Lawmakers will increase school funding this year — but with the majority of the session in the books, no one is saying by how much. In the fight over the per-student Base Student Allocation, the final result likely will be a compromise between Republican and Democratic proposals. School...Wed, 03/12/2014 - 9:49am
JUNEAU — A North Pole Republican is trying to change the Alaska Landlord and Tenant Act for the first time since the early 1990s. House Bill 282, sponsored by Rep. Doug Isaacson, R-North Pole, includes minor technical updates and serious alterations to the tenant act, such as a section authorizing...Wed, 03/05/2014 - 11:02am
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