The Native Village of Point Hope says new safeguards will allow for safer Arctic Ocean exploration.
Rep. Dave Talerico introduced the bill, which would increase resident hunting, fishing, trapping and combination licenses by $5 to $7. The cost for king salmon and waterfowl stamps would also increase.
The thief entered the Merchants Wharf building downtown around 8:30 a.m. on March 14 and broke into Pel Meni.
It would cut 88 positions throughout the department, 33 of those with the ferry system, compared to this year.
House Speaker Mike Chenault introduced the bill after President Barack Obama announced his intention to permanently ban drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Their message was less about Exxon and tanker safety than it was about Shell and its plans to drill in the Chukchi Sea.
The Senate Finance Committee moved a bill Monday that would stop state reimbursement for school bonds authorized between January 2015 and July 2020.
State officials have said federal funding could be on the line if the Legislature does not take action to change state laws regarding child support payments.
U.S. Rep. Don Young has introduced legislation that would provide federal recognition for states that allow medical marijuana.
According to a press release from Young’s … more
Wednesday morning, shortly after 10 o'clock, the state will be testing the tsunami warning system around coastal Alaska.