In this newscast, the Boeing plane under scrutiny after another deadly crash in Ethiopia isn’t currently operating in Alaska, genetically engineered salmon manufacturer says Alaska has nothing to fear, and key senators speak out about their approach to the proposed state budget
In this newscast: The Alaska House of Representatives has a new speaker and can officially begin its work; Governor Michael Dunleavy’s power to reduce Alaska’s budget only goes so far; proposed budget cuts to the state’s Department of Corrections includes a plan to send 500 inmates to prisons outside of Alaska; and the governor’s proposed cut of $134 million would require drastic actions, says University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen.
In this newscast, Juneau’s legislative delegation looks to get ahead of potential cuts to state jobs, signal detected from missing Guardian Flight plane, Knopp votes against Republican Talerico for speaker as House stalemate continues and Donlin Gold says its dam design is much safer than the one that collapsed last month in Brazil.
In this newscast: In Juneau incoming freshmen choose between the town’s two main high schools, the Governor’s Arts and Humanities Awards took place last week as the governor prepares to lay out his budget plan for the coming year and some Alaska lawmakers think the state’s new ethics rules are too limiting.
In this newscast: The cruise industry’s victory over Juneau has implications for other port communities; a home explosion shook a rural neighborhood near Homer; and the partial government shutdown has fisherman wondering if federal fisheries will open on time in January.