House and Senate Democrats have rolled out oil tax legislation they say will put more oil in Alaska’s pipeline without throwing the state off a fiscal cliff.
The Juneau International Airport is moving smokers further away from the terminal.
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.
HB 80 has already passed in the House, and on Thursday the Senate Finance Committee invited the public to comment on it.
As the investigation into her death continues, candlelight vigils are planned across Alaska tonight in memory of Mackenzie Howard.
Starting March 4th, the Douglas station will only be open 1 to 5:30 p.m. on weekdays, and 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Auke Bay will be open from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays, and noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Spokeswoman Beth Ipsen says investigators are continuing to work in Kake today while awaiting results of an autopsy performed by the state Medical Examiner’s office in Anchorage.
A demoralized and disappointed Lance Mackey pulled his dog team into Dawson City Thursday morning and voluntarily scratched from the Yukon Quest.
For the first time, the Department of Law is cracking down on shady business practices allegedly taking place aboard vessels.