The candidate filing period for Juneau Assembly and Board of Education opens Friday.
Officials in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough are trying to figure out what to do with their $80 million ferry.
Some Alaska communities are pushing back against a new requirement that ships sailing within 200 miles of the coast burn cleaner fuel. They say the rule, which goes into effect Wednesday, will hurt cruise traffic and increase shipping costs.
Andi Story, the current Juneau School Board vice president, will seek a fourth term. She’s the first candidate to file for one of three open school board seats on the October municipal election ballot.
The State of Alaska will partially foot the bill for yet another renovation project at the Plywood Palace.
New federal air-pollution restrictions will affect cruise and some other vessels sailing Alaska waters.
But they will not impact state ferries.
Monday is National Guard Day in Alaska.
Juneau’s Governor’s picnic is a way for capital city residents to meet the governor and First Lady and commissioners.
It may be some time yet before a decision is made on closing the Douglas Post Office.
Leaders of Backbone held a news conference in Anchorage on Thursday, in which they lauded the coalition’s stand against Gov. Sean Parnell’s oil tax-cut plan. Some Republicans, including Parnell, have expressed a desire to break up the current coalition.