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.
Despite the drop in temperatures this last-minute cold snap likely won’t change Alaska’s record-breaking climate forecast for the year.
Tribes, organizations, and communities have begun opposing the mine development and organizing.
The Dunleavy administration acknowledges in its budget proposal that many rural Alaska areas depend on troopers for law enforcement and that current trooper staffing levels delay responses to violent crimes, including sexual assault and murder.
“Operation Santa” is a tradition that dates back to 1956. Each year, the National Guard flies to small, remote Alaskan communities off the road system, bringing presents, ice cream and Santa.
Federal law enforcement officials say charges will soon be filed against Bethel Principal Chris Carmichael.