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As Walker forges own way on gasline, Republicans wary

As Walker forges own way on gasline, Republicans waryBill Walker has put the oil and gas industry on notice that he will be doing things differently from his predecessor.

EPA, Alaska DEC crews cleaning up Richardson Highway diesel spill

EPA, Alaska DEC crews cleaning up Richardson Highway diesel spillThe Environmental Protection Agency and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation are working to clean up a diesel spill northeast of Valdez.

Update: Chugiak lawmaker proposes legislature move

Update: Chugiak lawmaker proposes legislature moveSen.-elect Stoltze isn’t proposing a full-on capital move. Instead, he's calling for legislative sessions to be held in Anchorage.

Muñoz details new bills, priorities for upcoming legislative session

Muñoz details new bills, priorities for upcoming legislative sessionThe Juneau lawmaker hopes Gov. Bill Walker will submit his amended budget well before the Feb. 18 deadline.

Walker purges gasline board, rejects confidentiality agreement

Gov. Bill Walker has dismissed half of the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation board of directors.

Walker meets with Jewell, discusses King Cove road

Walker meets with Jewell, discusses King Cove roadGov. Bill Walker plans to visit King Cove.

Rough weather stops Lynn Canal ferry sailings

Rough weather stops Lynn Canal ferry sailingsJuneau and Haines have lost a ferry sailing for the second time in three days. Skagway also lost one sailing. High winds, heavy seas and freezing spray sent the Aurora back dock.

Despite spending freeze, Juneau Access road effort continues

Despite spending freeze, Juneau Access road effort continuesWork continues on the Juneau Access Project, despite Gov. Bill Walker’s spending freeze. But it doesn’t involve moving dirt or pouring concrete.

Sullivan takes oath today, Rep. Young misses first week due to death of brother

Sullivan takes oath today, Rep. Young misses first week due to death of brotherA new Congress begins today and former DNR Commissioner Dan Sullivan will be sworn in as Alaska’s eighth U.S. senator since statehood

Muñoz to reintroduce bill adding sexual orientation to anti-discrimination law

Muñoz to reintroduce bill adding sexual orientation to anti-discrimination lawRep. Cathy Muñoz cosponsored the bill in 2013. She says she hopes the bill will hold more weight this time with her majority Republican colleagues.