Captain Mike Neussl’s departure comes on the heels of a decision by Governor Sean Parnell to scale down the Alaska Class ferry project, but he says that’s not the reason he’s leaving.
The number of endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales is up a bit from last year, but not enough to indicate a turn-around in the population’s … more
Petersburg becomes the nineteenth organized borough in Alaska. The first meeting of the Petersburg Borough Assembly will be held on Monday.
Juneau Veterans for Peace is appealing a recent Planning Commission decision granting a conditional use permit for an indoor shooting range at a proposed gun shop near the airport.
A five-person assessment team spent about three hours aboard the grounded Shell drilling rig Kulluk yesterday afternoon.
The federal government has given Hawaii conditional approval for running its own state-based health exchange.
An Anchorage senator plans to introduce legislation allowing for active-duty military members who have lived out of the state for over 10 years to receive Permanent Fund Dividends.
There’s a new director for the Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles. Erickson previously served as Murkowski’s administrative director in both Washington, D.C., and Anchorage.
Assembly member Carlton Smith is the real estate broker for a property that could benefit from dock expansion.
Alaska is keeping its minimum wage pegged at 50 cents over the federal minimum wage at $7.75 an hour.