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.
The death toll is mounting for Alaska’s sled dogs.
The Alaska Forum on the Environment held its 15th annual conference last week in Anchorage, bringing together people in business, rural and urban Alaska, science, and tribes.
About a hundred people gathered on the steps of Juneau’s Sealaska Plaza Friday evening for one of several candlelight vigils held around the state for 13-year-old Kake homicide victim Mackenzie Howard.
The University of Alaska Anchorage is seeking permission to land a big jet at the airfield in Anchorage.
As the investigation into her death continues, candlelight vigils are planned across Alaska tonight in memory of Mackenzie Howard.