Alaska’s unemployment rate rose in June, to 7.3 percent. The state Labor Department said that three-tenths of a percentage point increase from May’s 7.0 percent.
Alaska Natives are in Washington, D.C. – urging lawmakers to pass climate change legislation. Some believe that’s the best way to get federal money for relocating several villages.
Leaders of Backbone plan to hold a news conference next week in Anchorage to support the coalition, which Backbone says has a record of “putting Alaska first.”
Newton Lambert’s attorney believes DNA testing of evidence samples will hint at other suspects in the 1982 murders of Anne and James Benolken.
You’re invited to a party at the Governor’s House today. It’s the celebration of the house’s 100th anniversary. There will be music and refreshments on the north lawn as well as guided tours of the house’s first level.
A family fishing trip turned to into a wildlife rescue mission for one local family.
The $20-million National Science Foundation grant will allow the University of Alaska Fairbanks to hire eight new scientists to study how Alaska communities in three different regions are adapting to changing environments.
The annual Buoy Tender Olympics got off to an early start Wednesday morning on Juneau’s downtown waterfront with a chain pull, swimming relay in Gastineau Channel, the tug of war, and welding and crane-operating competitions.
State Department of Transportation Spokesman Jeremy Woodrow says the pavement settled more than expected atop new culverts installed during work out North Douglas Highway last year.