Wilson is taking a job with a state agency that she’s often fought against during her 10 years in the Alaska House of Representatives.
Cassie Miller started making koala-shaped jewelry to help the animal that’s become a symbol of the devastation.
Officials from a dozen coastal communities traveled to Juneau to voice support for Alaska’s beleaguered ferries earlier this week.
The city of Ketchikan sent an 11-page letter to the Army Corps as it considered the permit application, raising questions about the proposed dock’s impact on city revenue.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game estimates as many as 15 bears roamed the Haines townsite this fall, causing a lot of damage.
A case was brought before the court to test the limits of the state’s power to regulate free speech in corporate elections.
Back in October, Corrections Commissioner Nancy Dahlstrom said Alaska’s prison population had ballooned after a law that enforces stricter sentencing went into effect.
The Alaska Earthquake Center says there have been dozens of aftershocks since the Wednesday night quake in the Aleutian Islands. There is no tsunami threat expected.
The Coast Guard is recommending other communications systems as a backup, like satellite phones or texting devices, emergency beacons or even cellphones where there’s service.
The bills would decrease the unemployment insurance tax rate paid by businesses and change regulations on professional licenses, timber sales and geothermal development.
The state of Alaska could eliminate funding for much of what it does, and it still wouldn’t cover the projected $1.5 billion budget gap.
Though Bethel musher Pete Kaiser was met with a huge welcome from the hometown crowd, the real excitement came later, with dramatic sprints to the finish and an unexpected marriage proposal.