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Capital budget has few Southeast projects

Capital budget has few Southeast projectsSoutheast projects in Gov. Bill Walker’s pared-down capital budget are mostly road, ferry and bridge work that could be funded by the federal government.

Juneau lawmakers hopeful city can weather pared-down state capital budget

Juneau lawmakers hopeful city can weather pared-down state capital budgetThe proposed state capital budget submitted by Gov. Bill Walker on Monday includes just four projects for Juneau.

Will there be a second season of Alaska Robotics News?

Will there be a second season of Alaska Robotics News?The Juneau-based video collective is once again raising money for its satirical news series.

After lobbying effort, Haines distillery opens newly legal tasting room

After lobbying effort, Haines distillery opens newly legal tasting roomDistilleries in Alaska can now sell limited amounts of their own products on location, just like wineries and breweries have done for years.

Walker releases Parnell budget as placeholder

Gov. Bill Walker has released his predecessor’s budget without changes and without endorsement.

Walker administration preparing energy disaster declaration

Walker administration preparing energy disaster declarationDuring Walker's campaign, he said the first thing he would do as governor would be to issue a declaration of disaster on the cost of energy in Interior Alaska.

Questions on how to count governors in Alaska

Questions on how to count governors in AlaskaThis week, Bill Walker became the 13th governor of Alaska. Or the 11th. It depends on how you count.

Legislators prepare for marijuana regulation

Legislators prepare for marijuana regulationWith an initiative to treat marijuana like alcohol now certified, lawmakers are preparing for the issue to come up this legislative session.

Governor to release Parnell budget without endorsements

Gov. Bill Walker plans to release the budget of his predecessor without endorsements to satisfy a Dec. 15 deadline for proposing a budget.

Legislature OKs more money for Capitol renovation

Legislature OKs more money for Capitol renovationWork under an existing $6.5 million contract on the west wing of the building is wrapping now.