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.
The Federal Communications Commission says thousands of rural Alaskans will have access to affordable, higher-speed Internet through its “Connect America Fund.”
Officials are investigating the crash of a U.S. F-16 fighter jet that went down in the Pacific after taking off from a base in Japan. The pilot ejected and was rescued after six hours in the water.
The capital city’s fourth annual Governor’s picnic is tonight (Friday) from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Savviko Park in Douglas.
A month-long series of hearings on Ballot Measure 2 wrapped up in the Capital City yesterday (Thursday).
Gordon Epperly believes the state Division of Elections has not properly verified whether Obama is constitutionally qualified for office.
Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell’s office brings the Ballot Measure 2 hearings to a close at the Juneau Assembly chambers Thursday afternoon between 4 and 7 p.m.
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski sees the hire of another worker in the Skagway post office as a step toward getting residents “the kind of postal service they can count on.”
Public Works Director Kirk Duncan says city officials have decided not to pursue the project with landfill operator Waste Management. The facility would have combined drop-off recycling, household hazardous waste and junk vehicle disposal under one roof.