A number of Southeast leaders are upset about the governor’s plan to scale back the Alaska Class Ferry project. He made his announcement Tuesday in Ketchikan. Legislators and members of an advisory board say they should have been consulted first.
Alaska’s long lost moon rocks are back in Juneau and on display at the State Museum through at least the end of the month.
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When Juneau voters approved an extension of the city’s temporary one-percent sales tax and a $25 million bond proposition earlier this year, it created a … more
There’s a rift in Congress over whether the country should export its glut of natural gas.
Angoon Democratic Senator Albert Kookesh ends his 18-year career at the Capitol when the Legislature is sworn in this January. But the longtime Southeast Alaska politician still has plenty on his plate.
The City and Borough of Juneau had a smaller than expected budget deficit last fiscal year, largely because of belt tightening by the city manager’s … more
The Juneau Assembly is now on record as supporting an extension of electric power to Cascade Point at the end of Glacier Highway, also known … more
Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell says the state will immediately begin negotiations with the Ketchikan shipyard to design the first of at least two smaller ferries, rather than the 350-foot ship that had been planned.
Revenue Commissioner Bryan Butcher says the Parnell administration intends to submit legislation to change Alaska’s oil tax structure.