HB 80 has already passed in the House, and on Thursday the Senate Finance Committee invited the public to comment on it.
As the investigation into her death continues, candlelight vigils are planned across Alaska tonight in memory of Mackenzie Howard.
Starting March 4th, the Douglas station will only be open 1 to 5:30 p.m. on weekdays, and 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Auke Bay will be open from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays, and noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Spokeswoman Beth Ipsen says investigators are continuing to work in Kake today while awaiting results of an autopsy performed by the state Medical Examiner’s office in Anchorage.
A demoralized and disappointed Lance Mackey pulled his dog team into Dawson City Thursday morning and voluntarily scratched from the Yukon Quest.
For the first time, the Department of Law is cracking down on shady business practices allegedly taking place aboard vessels.
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is recognizing arts education efforts in Alaska’s Capital City.
President Barack Obama nominated REI chief executive Sally Jewell to lead the Department of the Interior Wednesday. It’s a Cabinet position with incredible influence over Alaska.
As written, the draft plan would eliminate jet skis, water skiers and wake boarders, and any vessel with a motor above 10 horsepower.
Public release of the new design has been delayed while the department expands the report to address scrutiny and feedback received since plans for the Alaska Class Ferry were scrapped.