A measure setting up an Alaska Transportation Infrastructure Fund has gotten some traction in the House. But two companion bills are not seeing the same attention.
State officials want the federal government to remove some protections for Southeast and Southcentral humpback whales. But a noted researcher says it’s too early to do that.
Legislation allowing a popular air-ambulance service’s membership program to continue serving Alaskans passed the state Senate today.
Legislation urging the state to take over some Tongass forest lands is attracting questions and opposition.
State officials recently released documents showing how much each legislator spent on travel last year. Two of the most expensive travelers are from Southeast.
Alaska’s largest Native organization is challenging a Southeast group to lead the regional campaign to regain federal voting-rights protections.
Former Haines Representative Bill Thomas is considering a run for the House seat being vacated by Juneau’s Beth Kerttula. But he’s more likely to take on Juneau Senator Dennis Egan.
Sealaska is looking for a young shareholder to take a seat on its board of directors.
The Forest Service is setting up an advisory board to help rewrite the Tongass National Forest’s management plan.
Juneau Democratic Sen. Dennis Egan says the upcoming legislative session will be different from last year’s simply because there are fewer state dollars to go around.