Gov. Bill Walker named two Alaska fishermen as his top picks to serve on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council.
One conservative member of the GOP-led majority, Rep. Lora Reinbold, bucked her caucus in voting against the bill and could face consequences.
The Senate Finance Committee has amended a bill that would update state laws following the legalization of recreational use of marijuana in Alaska in response comments from state officials and the public.
A state team was in Bethel to meet with workers losing their jobs at the town's new supermarket, which is set to close Friday less than one year after opening.
There hasn't been much movement on the leaderboard for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Thursday.
The university is looking at making at least one floor at Bartlett Hall and three units at the Cutler Apartments available for coed-sharing.
The resolution follows a decision earlier this year upholding the reversal of suspensions of two federal prosecutors accused of withholding evidence in Stevens' corruption trial.
The House Finance Committee has approved restoring much of a proposed $1.7 million cut to public broadcasting and reducing by about $10 million a cut to the University of Alaska system.
Republican Sen. Bill Stoltze's bill would direct the Department of Fish and Game to prioritize state fisheries for personal use when restrictions are necessary.
Assistant Attorney General Kaci Schroeder told the committee that language making it clear that hash and hash oil would be treated the same as other forms of marijuana was helpful for clarifying the law.