Some Southeast lawmakers want to create a billion-dollar endowment to pay for road, airport and ferry improvements. They say it’s the best way for Alaska to replace declining federal transportation funding.Related Link: Click here for links to the legislation, its main sponsor and its critics.
- A drop in state funding could mean Anchorage will face a $24 million spending gap.
- In 2007, Alaska Department of Fish & Game information officer Riley Woodford profiled Beier and wrote he hand handled almost 800 bears and survived four bear attacks.
- Maya Holmes grew up in Petersburg. She works with the artists behind the fantastic faces produced for Kubo and the Two Strings.
- A damaged traffic light prompted authorities to close lanes of Egan drive until repairs could be made. The light has been fixed.