One hundred years ago this week, the first territorial legislature gathered in Juneau’s Elks Hall.
Safety costs and weak coal market blamed for $45 million hit.
Around this time of year, Juneau is known for the bustle of the legislative session — the committee hearings, the press conferences, and the many, many floor speeches. But after hours, some members of the capital gang can be found making noise of a different variety.
State agencies no longer need a Department of Environmental Conservation permit to use herbicides and pesticides on state property and rights of way.
Alaska Senator Mark Begich is standing by statements he made about voting access in Alaska after a state official criticized those remarks.
The Naval Academy says five midshipmen are heading to northern Alaska to study changing sea ice levels.
An Alaska senator who has proposed a constitutional change that could impact education says he does not support direct funding for religious or private schools.
Former Alaska Governor Bill Sheffield says it’s time for Alaska to build its own gas pipeline.
Sheffield has been stumping the state on his own … more
Legislation proposing sea-otter bounties will get its first hearing next week. It’s already drawing opposition from environmental groups and the federal marine mammal protection agency.
Tower crane will be used to support construction of SLAM