The state of Alaska could eliminate funding for much of what it does, and it still wouldn’t cover the projected $1.5 billion budget gap.
Though Bethel musher Pete Kaiser was met with a huge welcome from the hometown crowd, the real excitement came later, with dramatic sprints to the finish and an unexpected marriage proposal.
Last week, the Native Village of Kivalina joined four Louisiana tribes in a formal complaint to the United Nations.
An intrastate case raised grand legal questions about poor, rural Alaskans’ access to the justice system. Yet it was also an exercise in budgetary semantics with almost no practical effect — except for running up publicly funded legal bills.
The Lower Yukon School District hopes to reopen the Hooper Bay School by the end of January.
Juneau resident Libby Bakalar served in the Alaska attorney general’s office until December 2018, when she was fired by Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration.
A legislative working group has come up with recommendations that Alaska lawmakers hope will solve some of the issues with the VPSO program.
The permits will allow Donlin Gold to build an airstrip and a port, and install fiber optic cables and build access roads for its mine, which could be one of the biggest in the world if completed.
Bethel resident Renee Gregory grew up in a dry cabin with her family in Denali. “When I was a kid, that was my least favorite chore: cleaning the honey bucket.”
Sen. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, says that both Gov. Mike Dunleavy and President Donald Trump should ensure the REAL ID mandate is implemented properly, so as not to infringe upon Alaskans’ rights to travel.