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More than 30 kids packed the Juneau Assembly Chambers last night to testify on behalf of full funding for the school district’s 2016 operating budget.
Gov. Bill Walker spared little time in calling state lawmakers into a special session to deal with issues including the budget and Medicaid.
Bears are coming out of hibernation, and it’s time to take action before they become problems in the neighborhood.
“We know we have a problem. What we need to know is, how can we get out of this?” says Greg Chaney, the city’s lands manager.
The newest processing plant in Bristol Bay is about to go online this month. Trident Seafood’s multi-million dollar fishmeal plant should get a test run with Togiak herring.
Prao Ruang and Tong Phiti called for help after losing the trail on the west side of Mendenhall Glacier.
Bethel is weighing a decision on the first liquor store in decades. In the shadow of the debate is a powerful and elaborate bootlegging economy.
The Sitka Sentinel celebrated its 75th anniversary last year without much fanfare.
Around 400 bowls have been made for The Glory Hole’s Empty Bowls event on Sunday. It’s the ninth time the emergency shelter and soup kitchen has held the fundraiser.
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In coastal communities throughout Alaska, several organizations are working together to prepare more Alaskans for jobs in the maritime industry.
A federal judge on Tuesday will consider a request by Royal Dutch Shell PLC for an injunction against illegal boarding of Arctic-bound drilling equipment by activists from Greenpeace Inc.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough today appealed an earlier motion that would allow the AASB, ACSA and ASA to join the ongoing education funding lawsuit as friends of the court in support of the State of Alaska.
The Alaska Senate has passed legislation that would authorize financing for a gas project to serve Interior Alaska.
A bill that would pause the state’s obligation to reimburse school construction debt payments will become law without Gov. Bill Walker’s signature.
Gov. Bill Walker has declared a state disaster in response to a fire that crippled water service in the village of Alatna
Ketchikan local government officials are pushing for an island-wide tobacco tax which would include e-cigarettes.
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Aftershocks are rattling survivors’ nerves and making the recovery even more challenging. In one district, 400,000 people were affected by the quake and more than 4,000 homes are now unsafe.
Lynch’s nomination was confirmed last week by the U.S. Senate, five months after President Obama nominated her to succeed Eric Holder.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on the question of same-sex marriage. In the meantime, we know a good deal about the justices’ views already.
Genetically modified foods are often regarded as “unnatural” and approached with distrust. Commentator Tania Lombrozo considers the psychology behind these reactions.