Monday is National Guard Day in Alaska.
Juneau’s Governor’s picnic is a way for capital city residents to meet the governor and First Lady and commissioners.
Leaders of Backbone held a news conference in Anchorage on Thursday, in which they lauded the coalition’s stand against Gov. Sean Parnell’s oil tax-cut plan. Some Republicans, including Parnell, have expressed a desire to break up the current coalition.
The Federal Communications Commission says thousands of rural Alaskans will have access to affordable, higher-speed Internet through its “Connect America Fund.”
The capital city’s fourth annual Governor’s picnic is tonight (Friday) from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Savviko Park in Douglas.
A month-long series of hearings on Ballot Measure 2 wrapped up in the Capital City yesterday (Thursday).
Gordon Epperly believes the state Division of Elections has not properly verified whether Obama is constitutionally qualified for office.
Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell’s office brings the Ballot Measure 2 hearings to a close at the Juneau Assembly chambers Thursday afternoon between 4 and 7 p.m.
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski sees the hire of another worker in the Skagway post office as a step toward getting residents “the kind of postal service they can count on.”
The Coast Guard is relaxing certification standards for Shell’s oil spill containment barge. The company convinced regulators the Arctic Challenger should be considered a mobile unit. Among other things, that means its mooring system only needs to be able to weather a 10-year storm, as opposed to the more rigorous 100-year standard for fixed platforms.