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Don Young lights into Interior Secretary Over King Cove

Don Young lights into Interior Secretary Over King Cove

Don Young was allotted five minutes to question Jewell on the president’s $12 billion budget for Interior. Young asked only about King Cove.

City to provide hazardous waste disposal three days a week

City to provide hazardous waste disposal three days a week

The Commercial Boulevard collection center will be open to residents twice a week, and to businesses once a week by appointment.

Legislature OKs $5.8 million in Capitol repairs

Legislature OKs $5.8 million in Capitol repairs

The need for major repairs has been well documented, punctuated by the occasional chunk of falling masonry.

Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project funding

Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project funding

Juneau residents on Thursday weighed in for and against a $35 million appropriation for the Juneau Access project in Gov. Sean Parnell’s proposed capital budget.

Ferry LeConte breaks down, Aurora fills in

Ferry LeConte breaks down, Aurora fills in

The Alaska Marine Highway ferry Aurora is scheduled to take over LeConte sailings until it’s repaired

Legislature’s exit time could shift initiative scheduling

Legislature’s exit time could shift initiative scheduling

Unusual circumstances and odd timing could knock all but one of the citizen measures to the November general election, if the Legislature gavels out late.

NMFS clears commercial fishing in sea lion habitat

NMFS clears commercial fishing in sea lion habitat

The National Marine Fisheries Service is prepared to loosen controversial limits on commercial fishing in the western Aleutian Islands.

Tribal judge: Bill to improve village public safety doesn’t go far enough

Tribal judge: Bill to improve village public safety doesn’t go far enough

The U.S. Senate Indian Affairs Committee today looked at a raft of bills aimed at improving the safety of Native American communities.

Alaska Senate passes bill on cyberbullying

Alaska Senate passes bill on cyberbullying

The Alaska Senate has passed legislation that would criminalize the cyberbullying of a minor.

Kiefer offers plan for addressing Juneau’s budget shortfall

Kiefer offers plan for addressing Juneau’s budget shortfall

City Manager Kim Kiefer wants to balance Juneau’s budget with a combination of savings, spending reductions and property tax increases.