The new city and Juneau School District strategy for dealing with active threats is known as ALICE—Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate.
The Alaska Department of Revenue expects a proposed tax credit for the Agrium fertilizer plant in Nikiski to cost the state between $3 million and $4 million in foregone revenue annually.
Alaska Youth for Environmental Action delivered a petition with more than a thousand signatures to the governor’s office on Tuesday.
The resolution follows a decision earlier this year upholding the reversal of suspensions of two federal prosecutors accused of withholding evidence in Stevens' corruption trial.
At a pair of confirmation hearings on Tuesday, Laurie Hummel was asked about her plans for reforming the Guard, and went through a personal line of questioning along the way.
The House Finance Committee has approved restoring much of a proposed $1.7 million cut to public broadcasting and reducing by about $10 million a cut to the University of Alaska system.
They say the state’s position in the case Tununuk v. the state of Alaska erects barriers between tribal children and tribal homes.
U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan is among 47 Republican senators who signed a letter to Iran’s leadership Monday. The letter concerns President Obama’s negotiations for a deal to halt Iran’s nuclear program without involving Congress.
It’s a big step in the ongoing project aimed at modernizing the ore dock and ship loader and provide more space with the port for more cruise and industrial traffic.
Sen. Pete Kelly plans to introduce a bill aimed at reforming the current Medicaid system.