Alaska’s economy weathered the Great Recession better than most states, and should hold steady for the foreseeable future. But depending on who you ask, there could be gloom on the horizon.
On Wednesday, January 16, Governor Sean Parnell will deliver the annual state of the state address.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is sending an airplane to Hawaii and Alaska to collect winter storm data for North America.
The Legislative Finance Division has released a sobering report on Alaska’s budget situation.
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About the program: Six of Alaska’s First Ladies since statehood met in Juneau during the summer of 2005 to share their memories about the Alaska Governor’s house, a house they all once called home. See the ballroom, used to host USO dances during World War II, two Chippendale chairs that are the oldest pieces of furniture in the house, an original Territorial Seal that had been painted over and not revealed until the major 1986 renovation, and the infrequently seen First Family’s private living area.
Learn about the early days of a young state. Hear the stories of people who worked toward Alaska statehood and participated in the Alaska constitutional convention
Southeast Rep. Peggy Wilson will try to change the way transportation projects are funded this session. The Wrangell Republican also wants to come up with a system to improve rural hospitals.
On Friday, Congress passed the first of two relief bills for Superstorm Sandy. Money for Alaska was not in it.
Warning cancelled just before 2 a.m. after 7.5 magnitude quake. No significant waves were reported.