University of Alaska would like to sell the downtown office and classroom building
Traditional Native garment is worn by legislators, staff as a symbol of Alaska’s diverse people and cultures
But the governor says the Alaska House of Representatives should take its own look at the legislation, and make any changes members deem necessary.
At a first felony appearance before the magistrate at the Dillingham courthouse Wednesday morning, Leroy B. Dick, Jr, 42, of Manokotak, initially refused legal counsel, telling the judge: “To be honest, I could say I’m guilty of the crime.”
After a lengthy debate, the Alaska Senate narrowly passed a bill that would overhaul the state’s oil tax regime.
The Gold Medal Basketball Tournament is happening in Juneau this week.
While there wasn’t a formal debate on the bill, the small Democratic minority took advantage of a procedural motion to get answers on what the changes would do to the state treasury.
Federal spending cuts known as sequestration will have less of an impact on the Coast Guard in Alaska than elsewhere in the country. That’s the word from Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo, who is in charge of the Coast Guard’s District 17, which encompasses the entire state.
The Juneau Assembly Finance Committee starts holding weekly meetings April 3rd to review the fiscal year 2014 budget, which takes effect July 1st.
The U.S. House Ethics Committee has unanimously voted to create a subcommittee to investigate whether Congressman Don Young violated official code of conduct.