Mary Louise Rasmuson, one of Alaska’s most well-known women, died in her home yesterday in Anchorage. She was 101.
UAS Ketchikan campus will test emergency procedures on Tuesday with an “active shooter” exercise.
Some Alaska communities are pushing back against a new requirement that ships sailing within 200 miles of the coast burn cleaner fuel. They say the rule, which goes into effect Wednesday, will hurt cruise traffic and increase shipping costs.
Juneau’s city-owned hospital has been re-accredited.
The Juneau Housing Trust and the owners of the Gross 20th Century Theater failed to reach agreement on a plan that would have resulted in more affordable housing and a performing arts theater for the downtown.
The goal posts are up and games will soon be played on the new turf field at Adair Kennedy Park in the Mendenhall Valley.
The $20-million National Science Foundation grant will allow the University of Alaska Fairbanks to hire eight new scientists to study how Alaska communities in three different regions are adapting to changing environments.
The ceremony was held by the Douglas Indian Association to honor human remains unearthed at the school during a renovation project this summer. Members of the Juneau Assembly and School Board attended as guests of DIA.
The governor says federally mandated programs should be paid for with federal dollars. In 2011, the administration declined to apply for a federal grant that would have provided up to $1-million to help the state set up an exchange.