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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.

New attorney general to review gay marriage case, guard issues

Alaska's new attorney general says he will view litigation over same-sex marriage in the state strictly along constitutional lines.

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.

State files for Juneau Access construction permit

State files for Juneau Access construction permitPermit would be for proposed construction in wetlands, tidal areas along Lynn Canal

Southeast Native community welcomes Walker and Mallott

Southeast Native community welcomes Walker and Mallott"It feels like we finally have Alaskans fighting for Alaskans. Gunalchéesh," said Richard Peterson, president of Tlingit and Haida Central Council.

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.

Wrangell assembly to intervene in two more timber lawsuits

Wrangell assembly to intervene in two more timber lawsuitsWrangell Borough Assembly has voted to participate in two more lawsuits seeking to block the Prince of Wales Island logging contract.

Walker names Davidson health commissioner

Gov. Bill Walker has announced Valerie Davidson as the new state health commissioner.