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.
For many Alaskans, the only phone they have is a cellphone. But 911 systems sometimes struggle with emergency calls from mobile phones.
Rescuers on scene said the elements were against them: 40 mph winds, well-below-freezing temperatures, and high seas as they searched for the boat and crew.
As Alaska’s fast-warming climate starts to disrupt typical seasonal patterns, residents of the state’s largest city are being forced to renegotiate their relationship with winters that now seem defined by ice as much as snow.