Education and enforcement were familiar themes of public testimony last night on a draft Auke Lake Management Plan that would prohibit jet skis, water skiing, wake-boarding and other high speed activities on the small lake.
The public got its first chance to comment on Gov. Sean Parnell’s proposal to cut taxes on oil companies on Tuesday, and most of the testimony broke along familiar lines.
Alaska did not receive any money in the Sandy relief bill that cleared the Senate Monday night.
The joint Alaska House and Senate Transportation Committees Tuesday sent the name of Governor Sean Parnell’s pick for Transportation Commissioner, Pat Kemp, to the full legislature for confirmation.
The number of non-residents working on Alaska’s North Slope continues to increase, according to state Labor Commissioner Dianne Blumer.
Princes Cruise Lines has agreed to pay a $20,000 fine for dumping water from on-board swimming pools into Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in 2011.
January 28, 2013 Agenda
The Juneau Assembly on Monday voted to change the boundary of the city’s historic district, clearing the way for Sealaska Heritage Institute’s proposed Walter Soboleff Center to be built as designed.
The public can comment Tuesday night on the draft Auke Lake Management Plan that recommends a 10-horsepower limit – automatically prohibiting jet skis on the small lake. The Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, or PRAC, is taking testimony at its meeting at 6 p.m. in CBJ Assembly Chambers. The proposal was released earlier this month.…
Environmentalists from Alaska are hoping to persuade Congressional staffers Shell Oil should not continue its drilling operation in the Arctic this summer.