A court has ordered a homeowner in a Fairbanks neighborhood to shut down their two outdoor, wood-fired boilers.
The final round of the annual marine science competition pitted Team Pogonophoraphobia from JDHS against the Mat-Tsunamis from Mat Su Career & Technical High School in Wasilla.
Legislation that would limit the circumstances in which public funds can be used to pay for abortions was introduced in the Senate on Monday, but the bill may have trouble standing up to court scrutiny.
The U.S. Senate has just passed a reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. However, its future in the House is unclear.
The proposed Mendenhall Valley library has its first funding toward planning, permitting and design.
It will soon be illegal to hawk goods, services, tours, or food and beverages in Juneau’s historic district.
An attorney for Alaska Natives cited for illegal fishing is renewing his religious protection defense, saying the state could conserve king salmon runs on the Kuskokwim River while giving Yup’ik Eskimos subsistence priority to accommodate their long-held spiritual views.
The Juneau International Airport is moving smokers further away from the terminal.
Medically necessary abortions would be defined as those needed to avoid serious risk to the life of the woman under a bill introduced in the Alaska Senate.
Oil taxes remain the legislature’s top issue this week, with six hearings scheduled on Gov. Sean Parnell’s bill to bring them down. But there’s also plenty else going on in Juneau, from consideration of education and home energy bills to visits from state dignitaries.