Juneau Deputy Mayor David Stone is back in his old job at the Alaska Department of Labor.
Alaska ranks first in the number of deaths caused by guns, according to 2008 data released by the CDC. A corresponding analysis indicates the states with the highest rates also had the highest gun ownership. The Violence Policy Center in Washington, D.C. says those states have lax gun laws. The CDC has been collecting data…
Biologists earlier this month recorded whale song that they were able to attribute to a particular humpback, a male called #1652, in Glacier Bay.
The CBJ Assembly Human Resources Committee last night (Monday) recommended the city partner with AWARE to apply for up to 850-thousand dollars in federal pass-through money for the project.
Alaska State Troopers say 35-year-old John Robert Pugh, Jr. didn’t come up from his second dive of the day. The death is not considered suspicious.
Sealaska Heritage Foundation President Rosita Worl is the Alaska Federation of Native’s Citizen of the Year.
It looks like the Sealaska land-selection legislation will become part of a larger bill that could be easier to pass. At least that’s the case in the U.S. Senate. Meanwhile, opponents continue lobbying against the measure.
SEARHC President Emeritus Ethel Lund, of Juneau, has received an award for her work in protecting and promoting respect for Alaska Native women and children.
The 10th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday upheld the so-called Roadless Rule in a case brought by the State of Wyoming.