In March, a divided three-judge panel sided with the state of Alaska and found the U.S. Department of Agriculture had legitimate grounds in 2003 to temporarily exempt the Tongass from the Roadless Rule.
The company's director of contracts, Harold Babb, accepted kickbacks from contractors from 2007 to 2011 and is serving a seven-year prison sentence.
Prosecutor Daniel Shorey says the long sentence reflects the community's strong disapproval of the attack.
The resolution bans cigarettes, cigars, hookahs, water pipes, e-cigarettes, e-cigars and vape pens. It also forbids their use anywhere on a campus, including trails, parking lots and university-owned streets and sidewalks.
Walker is considering his options for commissioners of Education and Environmental Conservation.
This week, Bill Walker became the 13th governor of Alaska. Or the 11th. It depends on how you count.
A 34-year-old Buckland man faces a terroristic threatening charge after troopers allege he threatened to shoot children at the local school.
Gov. Bill Walker plans to release the budget of his predecessor without endorsements to satisfy a Dec. 15 deadline for proposing a budget.
A tip led Alaska Wildlife Troopers on Oct. 1 to a deer and four ducks left along Montana Creek Road. Antlers had been removed from the deer.
An Iowa-based engineering company has been picked to help design a new $245 million coal-fired power plant at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.