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Begich: Public dollars are for public education

Begich: Public dollars are for public education

Begich singled out public school funding and constitutional amendment for state support of private or religious schools

Department of Defense releases Arctic Strategy

Department of Defense releases Arctic Strategy

The Department of Defense released a 16 page Arctic Strategy document on Friday.

Stomp for Halibut!

Stomp for Halibut!

 

“Vote for Halibut instead of the folks that are in power,” says this fisherman from Sitka, Alaska who wishes to remain anonymous. Passersby in … more

Alaska’s federal employees are back to work

Alaska’s federal employees are back to work

Information officer Julie Speegle is one of about 111 NOAA Fisheries Alaska Regional Office employees back at their desks in Juneau’s federal building. About 125 at the Auke Bay lab are also working, now that Congress has reached a deal to end the partial government shutdown.

Congressman Young says newest House proposal going nowhere

Congressman Young says newest House proposal going nowhere

Young believes a solution will come from the Senate, and says he’ll support it if it comes up for a vote in the House.

Report: Parks Shutdown Saps $750 Million In Visitor Spending

Report: Parks Shutdown Saps $750 Million In Visitor Spending

An estimated 7 million people have been shut out at 12 of the busiest and biggest U.S. national parks, costing parks and nearby communities about $76 million in lost visitor spending for each day the partial government shutdown drags on.

Impacts of the shutdown on the Tongass

Impacts of the shutdown on the Tongass

The U.S. Forest Service employs about 400 people in Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest and most of them are on furlough, awaiting a call from the federal government that they’ll soon be back to work.

City and Borough of Juneau feeling effects of federal government shutdown

City and Borough of Juneau feeling effects of federal government shutdown

While it’s not taking a major toll on municipal operations just yet, officials worry there could be bigger impacts if the shutdown continues for an extended period of time.

Alaska Native Tribal Governments keep doors open for now

Alaska Native tribal governments are keeping their doors open, but worry about how long the federal government shutdown will go on.

Federal shutdown could delay crab season

Federal shutdown could delay crab season

Fishermen are gearing up for the opening of the Bering Sea’s lucrative crab season. But they may be off to a late start this year, because of the federal government shutdown.

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