The first lady stopped in Anchorage en route to Tokyo, where she will be leading the U.S. delegation in the Olympic Games.
This summer has been one of the colder summers the region has had in the last few years. But when compared with summers over the last several decades, it’s still among the hottest.
The Republican legislators’ concerns have been growing for years. Some members believe that there should be much deeper cuts in state spending and that dividends should be much larger.
Business at big Anchorage restaurants is booming, with long waitlists and noisy dining rooms filled with hungry tourists and locals. But there aren’t enough workers to keep up.
The lawsuit argues that $32.4 million in the budget for power cost equalization should continue to be paid, and that the administration’s position effectively means that the governor vetoed the money, even if it wasn’t on his list of vetoes.
Natola Hawthorne headed back home to Atlanta Friday and her main job as a school secretary. But she spent most of the summer enjoying Alaska and honing her craft of umpiring, as one of very few women involved in the male-dominated sport.
Peonies are usually ready to pick in early July. But due to this year’s colder weather and the lack of sun, they’re still not ready in the middle of the month.
That afternoon we overlooked bear scat and moved quietly through brushy terrain. We carried one bear spray between the two of us, and I secured it to my pack in a way that made it hard to get to.
Educators on the Kenai Peninsula said the debate over incorporating critical race theory into public schools is a red herring.
State program officials say it will take a lot of money and many more years to do the kind of landslide assessment work the state needs.