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Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project funding

Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project funding

Juneau residents on Thursday weighed in for and against a $35 million appropriation for the Juneau Access project in Gov. Sean Parnell’s proposed capital budget.

Prosecution draws parallels between Yakutat and Montana shootings

Prosecution draws parallels between Yakutat and Montana shootings

1996 Yakutat homicide defendant Robert Kowalski convicted for another death in 2008

Alaska Native languages bill clears final House committee

Alaska Native languages bill clears final House committee

A bill symbolically making 20 Alaska Native languages official state languages is heading to the House floor for a vote.

Divergent views of Yakutat homicide recalled by witnesses

Divergent views of Yakutat homicide recalled by witnesses

Victim’s friend, Robert Kowalski’s ex-wife remember various statements that suggest either intent or accident

Public testimony scheduled for Egan’s retirement choice bill

Public testimony scheduled for Egan’s retirement choice bill

Senate Bill 30 would let local and state government workers choose between a traditional pension and a 401(k)-style retirement savings account.

Firearms, crime scene analysts testify in Yakutat homicide trial

Firearms, crime scene analysts testify in Yakutat homicide trial

The cold case investigator says the defendant was not positioned consistently with an accidental shooting claim

New SEACC director targets transboundary mines

New SEACC director targets transboundary mines

An environmental activist from Oregon is the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council’s new executive director. Malena Marvin takes over as SEACC does more collaboration and fewer lawsuits.

Juneau ranked healthiest community in Alaska, again

Juneau ranked healthiest community in Alaska, again

The borough excelled in healthy behavior and clinical care.

Attorneys’ errors pile up in Yakutat homicide trial

Attorneys’ errors pile up in Yakutat homicide trial

Wednesday’s back and forth between attorneys culminated in a call for a mistrial.

Court: Reinstate Tongass roadless rule exemption

Court: Reinstate Tongass roadless rule exemption

A federal appeals court issued an opinion Wednesday saying the roadless rule should not apply to Alaska’s Tongass National Forest.