The groups sparring over a ballot measure to restore the Alaska Coastal Management Program traded barbs today (Friday), accusing each other of campaign disclosure violations.
Alaska is slated to receive more than $20 million of unspent funds. The money is part of nearly half a billion dollars that the U.S, Department of Transportation has discovered went unspent.
The group behind a ballot measure to restore Alaska’s Coastal Management Program says the “Vote No on 2″ TV ads feature outdated information about the campaign’s top three contributors, and don’t audibly name those donors as required by the law.
Good weather and corroded water pipes have caused a delay in the city’s annual water line flushing. Water Utility Superintendent Dave Crabtree said work will not be completed until September 14.
The state of Alaska in September will ask the federal government to approve new education standards to replace the so-called No Child Left Behind program.
The state has issued a permit allowing for archaeological work at the site of a sunken Gold Rush-era ship in southeast Alaska.
In response to questions from the Assembly and public, Juneau City Manager Kim Kiefer says she’ll develop a comprehensive list of deferred maintenance needs at city facilities.
Juneau is loaning Skagway an ambulance after the community’s only emergency vehicle was totaled in a July 10th crash on the Klondike Highway.
The high-seas driftnetter the U.S. Coast Guard chased across the North Pacific Ocean has been turned over to Chinese Fishery Law Enforcement.