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Rep. Kito interested in returning to 120-day legislative session

Rep. Kito interested in returning to 120-day legislative sessionThe Alaska Legislature’s most junior member says this year’s 95-day legislative session shows lawmakers can take on only a few big issues in 90 days.

Egan: Senate may resurrect bipartisan leadership caucus

Egan: Senate may resurrect bipartisan leadership caucusEgan says there was a lot of dissatisfaction with the way the Senate was run this year.

Alaska students hold silent Capitol demonstration

Alaska students hold silent Capitol demonstrationA pack of youths walked the halls of the state Capitol on Wednesday in a silent demonstration asking for more education funding.

Spill prevention and response funding bill dies

Spill prevention and response funding bill diesA bill to address funding shortfalls for a state hazardous spill cleanup program died in a legislative committee Monday.

Legislature OKs $5.8 million in Capitol repairs

Legislature OKs $5.8 million in Capitol repairsThe need for major repairs has been well documented, punctuated by the occasional chunk of falling masonry.

National firm to lead Juneau superintendent search

The Juneau School Board voted Tuesday to contract Ray and Associates, which is based in Iowa with an office in Tacoma, Wash.

Sen. Begich criticizes US intelligence gathering — with comedy

Sen. Begich criticizes US intelligence gathering — with comedyJuneau-based Alaska Robotics’ fourth installment of its satirical news series features its highest profile guest so far, Alaska Sen. Mark Begich.

Outgoing superintendent critiques school system

Outgoing superintendent critiques school systemJuneau Superintendent Glenn Gelbrich critiques the school system in his resignation letter.

Exxon Valdez memories from Alaska’s Capitol still fresh 25 years later

Exxon Valdez memories from Alaska’s Capitol still fresh 25 years laterMemories are still fresh of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. The tanker ran aground 25 years ago today.

Juneau schools superintendent resigning

Juneau schools superintendent resigningThe resignation comes with a positive school board evaluation pending