Shortly after Gov. Michael Dunleavy was sworn into office, the website with the state’s latest plan to address climate change went down. It was created with months of planning by a team appointed by former Gov. Bill Walker.
Roland Maw, former executive director of the United Cook Inlet Drift Association, was first charged in January 2016 with a total of twelve felony counts of theft and unsworn falsification. Prosecutors allege Maw applied for and received permanent fund dividends while he was out of Alaska for over 90 days, in each year between 2009 and 2014.
Alaska has a shortage of health care workers, especially in rural areas. Students from around Southeast came to Juneau to explore careers in behavioral health, a field that covers mental health and substance abuse.