U. S. Senator Mark Begich says Alaska’s future is in the development of natural resources in the Arctic — and increasing U.S. presence there.
Alaska Federation of Natives President Julie Kitka warns that the continuing federal budget battle could impact essential services.
But she says it’s hard to tell where the ax will fall.
Pat Moore hosts; Sneed Collard, author of books about science for children, will tell us about the talk he’ll be giving at the Douglas Library … more
A Western Alaska lawmaker says place-based education is working.
Representative Reggie Joule, a Kotzebue Democrat, told Juneau’s Native Issues Forum today (Feb. 8) that the approach makes sense.
Several Alaska Native organizations oppose a legislative effort to increase sea otter harvests.
Alaska’s House and Senate have passed bills aimed at easing veterans’ chances of getting jobs. The measures direct the state to consider military training and experience when granting professional licenses. Alaska licenses about 40 professions, from barbers to contractors to nurses.
Thane Road is blocked Thursday morning due to an avalanche that slid across the road all the way to Gastineau Channel. Meanwhile, another slide rumbled down the Behrends Path on Mt. Juneau Wednesday. CBJ Emergency Management Department warns risk of avalanches will continue to be high for at least the next 48 hours.