The chairman of the Alaska Redistricting Board says state residents need to have a conversation about the growing number of people who live in each legislative district.
Two economists Thursday offered different takes on what Alaska's slowing economy means at the World Trade Center Alaska's annual statewide economic forecast talk in Juneau.
There are no Southeast hydroprojects in the governor's budget proposal. But he says he's open to funding the right ones.
Sealaska Heritage still needs to raise less than $2.5 million of the $20 million project cost. The facility will be complete in January 2015.
Knapp is a retired Coast Guard admiral and former Alaska Department of Transportation commissioner. More recently he has been chairman of Citizens Pro Road.
Alaska is not a right-to-work state. But with a Republican dominated legislature and executive branch, it is seen as a state where legislation could pass.
Employment is up, wages are up, and the private sector is growing.
Juneau Chamber of Commerce CEO Cathie Roemmich has been selected to serve on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100, which advises the national Chamber's board of directors.
The Juneau Pioneer Home offers some assisted living space, but the waiting list is long.
The CEO of a large non-profit organization that operates senior … more