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Advocates for sexual assault and domestic violence programs say the prevention programs were working in Alaska, but state lawmakers slashed funding.
This weekend marks the 25th anniversary of Juneau’s Blessing of the Fleet.
“This is not an empowered board,” said Mayor Merrill Sanford. “This has veered away from that and has given us a lame duck board.”
The paralytic shellfish poisoning case originated with clams harvested on a private beach near Ketchikan.
With a growing season that lasts 90 to 120 days, Juneau gardeners have a little flexibility in starting their potato crop.
Rural communities that have raised the money for modern sanitation systems face the threat of their ultimate failure from lack of funding for operations and maintenance.
Juneau Sen. Dennis Egan said the capital city will be ready for legislative business to resume May 12.
For days, the executive and legislative branches have been stuck on education funding, Medicaid, and the fundamental responsibility of paying for government.
“If a municipality holds a bond election after January 1, 2015, under the bill, the state would not provide debt reimbursement to the municipality,” says a letter from the attorney general to Gov. Walker.
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West Anchorage High Senior Maeva Ordaz won the national Poetry Out Loud competition this week in Washington DC. It’s the first time an Alaskan has both reached the finals and won.
Unalaska is preparing to spend tens of millions of dollars to upgrade the aging Port of Dutch Harbor. The hope is to serve bigger ships and more of them.
A theater production coming to Anchorage this week honors the accomplishments of a little known character in Alaska’s history.
Officials revoked the law enforcement certification of the former state trooper at the center of the so-called Troopergate scandal that led to investigations into whether Sarah Palin abused her power as governor.
Document alleges Berkowitz improperly used copyrighted material in campaign without disclosing any corporate donation.
A group in Kodiak recently completed an Alutiiq boat last seen in the mid-1800s. Alutiiq people used the angyaq to travel long distances in rough seas.
Alaska State Troopers say a 32-year-old Kodiak man is under arrest after barricading himself at a local apartment building, at one point offering $100 to a trooper in exchange for letting him go free.
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On the committee level in the Senate, Republicans and Democrats have been able to get deals done. The problem will be what happens after bills leave the committees and head to the Senate floor.
A judge has blocked women from shackling and escorting the five Muslim men on trial for plotting the Sept. 11 attacks. Soldiers, in turn, have filed Equal Opportunity complaints against the judge.
The march comes a day after the city’s chief prosecutor filed criminal charges against six officers involved in the arrest of Gray, who died from injuries sustained in custody.
Volunteers are eager to lend a hand as the country recovers from the earthquake. That’s a noble intention — but it could backfire.