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Public media cuts could end local programming

Public media cuts could end local programming

Some Alaska public broadcasters would have to give up local programming if the state Senate’s budget cuts go through.
Hundreds turn out for Capitol education rally

Hundreds turn out for Capitol education rally

The ralliers want lawmakers to keep education funding promises made last year, and protested how the last proposed cut was unveiled. …

Travelers not told ferries may be canceled

Travelers not told ferries may be canceled

Thousands of people have booked ferry sailings that will likely be cut due to budget reductions. But for now, the ferry system isn’t letting them…

Capital budget cuts spare Southeast projects

Capital budget cuts spare Southeast projects

The state Senate’s capital budget for fiscal year 2016 includes new harbor and energy projects for Southeast Alaska.…

Transboundary mine measure before state House

Transboundary mine measure before state House

Three Southeast representatives want their colleagues to sign on to a campaign to protect the region’s fisheries from British Columbia mines.…

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House passes bill to seize federal lands

Lawmakers are moving legislation to seize nearly 170 million acres of federal land in Alaska.…

Juneau residents speak out on operating budget proposal

Juneau residents speak out on operating budget proposal

Juneau residents who testified on the latest version of the state operating budget Monday urged lawmakers to reverse…

Bill to eliminate Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission clears first hurdle

Bill to eliminate Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission clears first hurdle

Anchorage Rep. Charisse Millett says she's not out to destroy the agency. …

Walker leads Choose Respect rally as senators cut funding

Walker leads Choose Respect rally as senators cut funding

Gov. Bill Walker on Thursday led a Choose Respect rally to end domestic violence and sexual assault in…

Subcommittee proposes more cuts to transportation budget

Subcommittee proposes more cuts to transportation budget

It would cut 88 positions throughout the department, 33 of those with the ferry system, compared to this…

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