Alaska’s health commissioner says his department didn’t intend to restrict the definition of a medically necessary abortion in proposed regulations for abortion payment conditions.
Three Juneau residents — Superior Court Judge Philip Pallenberg, Assistant Attorney General Susan Cox and Administrative Law Judge Terry Thurbon — have applied to replace Justice Walter “Bud” Carpeneti on the Alaska Supreme Court.
Nearly two years after the death of U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, a Senate panel has recommended that a Navy warship be named in his honor.
Opponents of Ballot Measure 2 are using their sizable financial advantage to flood the airwaves. Backers of the citizen’s initiative say they’re not trying to compete with the full on media blitz, but believe their support in coastal communities will help them prevail.
The candidate filing period for Juneau Assembly and Board of Education opens Friday.
Officials in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough are trying to figure out what to do with their $80 million ferry.
Some Alaska communities are pushing back against a new requirement that ships sailing within 200 miles of the coast burn cleaner fuel. They say the rule, which goes into effect Wednesday, will hurt cruise traffic and increase shipping costs.
Andi Story, the current Juneau School Board vice president, will seek a fourth term. She’s the first candidate to file for one of three open school board seats on the October municipal election ballot.
The State of Alaska will partially foot the bill for yet another renovation project at the Plywood Palace.
New federal air-pollution restrictions will affect cruise and some other vessels sailing Alaska waters.
But they will not impact state ferries.