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Interim Southeast DOT chief based in Anchorage

Interim Southeast DOT chief based in AnchorageA Department of Transportation insider is the interim manager of the agency’s division overseeing Southeast Alaska.

Money assigned to Juneau road, Knik Arm being redirected

Money assigned to Juneau road, Knik Arm being redirectedJeff Ottesen, the department's director of program development, said the money wasn't specifically earmarked for Knik Arm and Juneau access projects.

Support for Daylight Saving bill falls back

Support for Daylight Saving bill falls backAfter sailing through the Senate, a bill to exempt Alaska from daylight saving time has lost momentum in the House.

Walker wants agencies to review cybersecurity

Walker wants agencies to review cybersecurityThis comes after Premera Blue Cross announced it had discovered an attack on its system in which consumer data such as Social Security numbers and bank account information may have been accessed.

Ferry rates rising for commercial customers

Ferry rates rising for commercial customersDepartment of Transportation officials are now considering large fare increases for commercial customers, those moving trucks and container vans via ferry.

SLAM steel work getting underway

SLAM steel work getting underwayThe new State Library Archives and Museum is beginning to take shape.

Sale of law firm included in Walker disclosure report

Sale of law firm included in Walker disclosure reportGov. Bill Walker and his wife each reported income of between $100,000 and $200,000 for the sale of their law firm.

House passes bill pushing back annual disclosure deadline

HB 65 would move the filing deadline from March 15 to May 15.

Lawmakers discuss residency requirement for university board

Lawmakers heard mixed feedback to a bill that would require regional representation on the University of Alaska Board of Regents.

Prince Rupert pushes for ferry help

Prince Rupert pushes for ferry helpPrince Rupert leaders are in Juneau this week to lobby for continued connections with Southeast Alaska.