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“Stand your ground” bill passes Alaska House

“Stand your ground” bill passes Alaska HouseHouse Bill 24 expands what’s known as the "castle doctrine," which allows people to use deadly force to protect their homes and businesses from intruders, extending it to anyplace a person lawfully has a right to be.

Ostebo: Sequestration cost for USCG less painful in AK

Ostebo: Sequestration cost for USCG less painful in AKFederal spending cuts known as sequestration will have less of an impact on the Coast Guard in Alaska than elsewhere in the country. That’s the word from Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo, who is in charge of the Coast Guard’s District 17, which encompasses the entire state.

Iditarod teams face the windy Bering Sea coast

Iditarod teams face the windy Bering Sea coastIt’s getting close to the time when mushers will make some of their last moves. It’s only a matter of time before decisions on the trail turn into race results.

Great Programs All Week

Great Programs All WeekMonday – Science and Health; Tuesday – Alaska Native and Native American films and series; Wednesday – Alaska Documentaries and Specials; Thursday – Alaska Public Affairs; Friday – Public Affairs and Weekly Wrap-up;  Saturday – Music;  Sunday – Best of the Week Documentaries

U.S. Senator Begich Speaks

Senator Mark Begich will address the Alaska legislature today at 11:00 am. Watch live on 360 North and 360north.org

States Take Sides As Court Revisits Voting Rights Act

States Take Sides As Court Revisits Voting Rights ActAlaska, South Carolina and Texas are urging the Supreme Court to strike down the preclearance provision.

Hammonds want oil tax-cut ad pulled off TV

The widow of the late Gov. Jay Hammond wants a television advertisement that compares her husband to Sean Parnell taken off the air.

Fast ferry lawsuit could be settled before trial

Fast ferry lawsuit could be settled before trialThe State of Alaska and German engine builders say they're close to an agreement

Starting a Business – SBDC Weekly Workshop

Starting a Business – SBDC Weekly WorkshopWe’ve teamed up with the Alaska Small Business Development Center (AKSBDC) to make their beginning workshop available to you on 360 North.  Starting a Business will be available on 360 North television and on the web. Current scheduled broadcast times are: March 3, Sunday at 3:00 pm March 10, Sunday at 3:00 pm March 17, [...]

Sens. ask Obama to seek disaster aid for fishermen

Sens. ask Obama to seek disaster aid for fishermenA group of senators from New England, New York, Mississippi and Alaska is asking President Obama to request disaster aid for fisheries in their states.