Census workers are required to approach all properties but will comply with owners’ requests to leave, an Alaska area census manager says.
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s office announced Friday that biopsies of skin variations removed from his forehead confirmed a basal cell carcinoma, or a mild form of skin cancer.
The Alaska State Council on the Arts closed its doors Monday, making Alaska the only state without an arts council. Gov. Mike Dunleavy used a line-item budget veto to eliminate the council’s funding of $2.8 million. Alaska lawmakers fell short last week in attempts to override the vetoes.
On Sunday, just after midnight, the Fairbanks North Star Borough Department of Emergency Management raised the evacuation alert for the Martin and Perfect Perch subdivisions
People on the island of Sommaroey are pushing to get rid of traditional business hours and “conventional time-keeping” during the midnight sun period that lasts from May 18 to July 26
The climber was identified as 45-year-old Arleigh William Dean of Juneau, Alaska, according to the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office in Tacoma, Washington.
Under a proposed rewrite of state crime laws, Alaska legislators would require the courts to review for a federal database system records dating to 1981 for individuals who have been involuntarily committed and would be restricted from owning firearms.
Alaska came into sudden wealth under Miller’s governorship when an oil lease sale on the North Slope fetched $900 million.
The state Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office is aiming to crack down on longtime recreational site licenses that might not be used as intended under state law. Fair officials said the move would be “devastating” and could lead to higher ticket prices.
Officials said Monday that Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy and 12 other newly-elected governors and territorial governors will participate in a Washington, D.C., meeting.