From the Bering Sea to the North Slope, a take-and-bake pizza shop in Anchorage is flying pizzas hundreds of miles to the farthest corners of Alaska.
The Dunleavy administration commissioned the report last spring and received it in the fall. But the state wouldn’t release it until Wednesday’s Marine Transportation Advisory Board meeting.
Alaska fourth graders had the lowest reading scores in the country in a national assessment last year.
Kodiak Island’s last ferry of the season pulled away from the dock on Saturday, Jan. 11, and there won’t be one returning until April.
The ruling allows the Recall Dunleavy campaign to move forward. But opponents are expected to appeal to the Alaska Supreme Court.
The ballot measure, organized by the group Alaskans for Better Elections, needed to gather 28,368 signatures to qualify for the 2020 ballot.
While fines from overdue items are a revenue source, the Anchorage library system found that it cost more time and effort to collect the fines than they were ultimately worth.
Alaska state Rep. Gary Knopp, R-Kenai, attended the meeting and said he will submit legislation that would add an LGBTQ category to the state’s existing hate crime statute.
The agency said it largely agreed with a report from Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration that reviewed the agency.
The Alaska Department of Law says the Native Village of Eklutna’s proposed casino would compete with state-licensed charitable gaming.