- Erika McConnell has worked in Anchorage’s municipal planning department for more than a decade. McConnell’s new job as director of the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office falls under the Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development.
- State lawmakers are considering making a new holiday to honor the contributions of black soldiers who helped build what is still the only road connecting Alaska to the Lower 48. The legislation is sponsored by Sen. David Wilson, and it would make October 25 African American Soldiers’ Contribution to Building the Alaska Highway Day. It’s quite a
Embattled Fishing Company sold to other seafood companies, but investigation continues for sunken trawlerAfter more than 30 years in the seafood industry, the Fishing Company of Alaska was bought out last month, ending its long and often difficult presence at the Port of Dutch Harbor.
- Constituents have been confronting legislators over everything from the GOP's plan to repeal and replace Obamacare to the Trump White House. Here's a look at particularly rowdy events this week.