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New population estimate shows slight decline in Alaska

he state demographer estimates Alaska's population is shrinking — slightly.

Anchorage Democrats push bills combating sexual assault, retaliation in National Guard

Anchorage Democrats push bills combating sexual assault, retaliation in National GuardTwo lawmakers introduced a group of bills today designed to fix issues within the Alaska National Guard.

Walker to lay out priorities, discuss budget in 2 speeches

Walker to lay out priorities, discuss budget in 2 speechesGov. Bill Walker will be giving two addresses before a joint session of the Alaska Legislature next week.

UAS closes bookstore, prepares for tight budget times

UAS closes bookstore, prepares for tight budget times"The bookstore had not been profitable for quite a few years," says UAS Vice Chancellor Michael Ciri.

Egan aims to protect Juneau during budget crunch

Egan aims to protect Juneau during budget crunchLike most lawmakers, Juneau Sen. Dennis Egan expects Alaska’s multibillion dollar deficit to be the top issue during the upcoming legislative session.

Sitka Democrat prepares for bleak budget outlook

Sitka Democrat prepares for bleak budget outlookJonathan Kreiss-Tomkins thinks the state’s financial situation will mean a new reality for the state legislature in the upcoming session.

Cotten nominated as Fish and Game commish

Cotten nominated as Fish and Game commishFormer House speaker and former North Pacific Fisheries Management Council member Sam Cotten was only candidate interviewed.

Swanton appointed deputy commissioner of Fish and Game

Charles Swanton will lead the department on Pacific salmon issues.

Meyer decides against Pierre contract for press work

Meyer decides against Pierre contract for press workThe incoming Alaska Senate president has decided against hiring a former state military affairs official to help the Senate majority press office this session.

DOT commissioner resigns after road conflict

DOT commissioner resigns after road conflictAlaska Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp has resigned at the request of Gov. Bill Walker.