Kodiak Senator Gary Stevens, who served as Senate President the past four years, and Sitka Senator Bert Stedman, who had been co-chair of the powerful Finance Committee, both joined Thursday, giving the majority 13 members.
Officials with Sealaska Heritage Institute and the City and Borough of Juneau are working on a deal to let SHI out of the city’s historic district standards for the proposed Walter Soboleff Center.
Ranges exempted from quarter-mile shooting prohibition.
Juneau Mayor Merrill Sanford says he was scared during Monday’s fire at the Gastineau Apartments downtown.
The Alaska state Senate faces the potential of a major power shift, with Republicans seizing a majority in the chamber.
Juneau’s three legislative seats saw no changes in Tuesday’s election.
Both its state representatives were unopposed and the capital city’s senator wasn’t even on the … more
Tuesday’s elections helped shake up Alaska’s Legislature.
A few Capital City Republicans and Tongass Democrats gathered at Juneau’s Baranoff Hotel Tuesday night to watch election results come in.
Republican Bert Stedman won his re-election bid Tuesday, and will return to the Legislature as the new District Q senator.
U.S. Rep. Don Young had no trouble defeating Democrat Sharon Cissna to win an unprecedented 21st full term in the House.