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Egan aims to protect Juneau during budget crunch

Egan aims to protect Juneau during budget crunchLike most lawmakers, Juneau Sen. Dennis Egan expects Alaska’s multibillion dollar deficit to be the top issue during the upcoming legislative session.

Cotten nominated as Fish and Game commish

Cotten nominated as Fish and Game commishFormer House speaker and former North Pacific Fisheries Management Council member Sam Cotten was only candidate interviewed.

Swanton appointed deputy commissioner of Fish and Game

Charles Swanton will lead the department on Pacific salmon issues.

Public meeting tonight on proposed Mendenhall Glacier fee increase

Public meeting tonight on proposed Mendenhall Glacier fee increaseThe U.S. Forest Service is proposing a fee increase at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center starting with the 2016 tourist season.

DOT commissioner resigns after road conflict

DOT commissioner resigns after road conflictAlaska Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp has resigned at the request of Gov. Bill Walker.

Alaska Board of Game tackles Southeast proposals

Alaska Board of Game tackles Southeast proposalsThe state Board of Game is holding its regional meeting in Juneau this week.

Rep. Kito: Fund the basics, fix what’s broken

Rep. Kito: Fund the basics, fix what’s brokenLike most Alaska lawmakers, Juneau Rep Sam Kito III is worried about the impacts of shrinking state budgets. He’s especially concerned about funding for schools, police and basic services.

Juneau Assembly considers moratorium on legal pot shops

Juneau Assembly considers moratorium on legal pot shopsThe Juneau Assembly on Monday will consider two measures restricting -- at least temporarily -- legal marijuana in the capital city.

Security everywhere, sirens constant says Juneau man in Paris

Security everywhere, sirens constant says Juneau man in Paris"I don’t want it to make my impression of Paris any bad or worse because it has really nothing to do with Paris. It’s an international problem," says Henry DeCherney.

Haines hunting guide sentenced for Lacey Act violation

John Katzeek was ordered to serve 4 years probation, and pay a $2,000 fine plus $1,500 restitution.