Alaska fourth graders had the lowest reading scores in the country in a national assessment last year.
An attorney representing two Alaska Native tribes seeking federal recognition says he’s concerned a new rule would further slow the process down.
Budget cuts to Alaska’s state ferry system have made it harder for high school basketball teams to travel this season, school officials say.
The ballot initiative would raise the minimum tax and eliminate oil tax credits for Alaska’s largest legacy fields. It would also require oil companies to publicly report their revenues and costs from those fields.
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.
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.
Lisa Murkowski sent the hopes of Democrats and anti-Trump Republicans aloft with her “disturbed” comment. The Alaska senator says her point was about procedure.
Alaska’s annual population has dropped only six times since the 1940s. Three of those years were 2017, 2018 and 2019.
The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly’s regular meeting on Jan. 13, 2020.