Alaska will offer tourists vaccinations starting on June 1 as part of the state’s plan to assist tourism-related businesses.
The Dunleavy administration is no longer seeking private vendors to replace six state-run Division of Motor Vehicles offices.
Sen. Mike Shower said he wants to increase voters’ confidence in the voting system.
People working on behalf of Anchorage’s government contacted individuals about COVID-19 vaccine information, according to the governor’s office. The municipality received the names and contact information from state Department of Health and Social Services staff, the office said.
On Monday, an administrative law judge issued a recommendation that the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation rescinds a state water quality certificate that was issued to the Donlin Gold mine in 2018. The certificate is required under the Clean Water Act. Here’s what rescinding the certificate could mean for the proposed mine, and how the parties…
The Orutsararmiut Native Council challenged that certificate, contending that the state cannot have “reasonable assurance” that the mine won’t violate the water standards.
Juneau is the only regular cruise ship stop in Alaska that offers wastewater service to ships in port.
The end of the month is the deadline for the Legislature to pass a bill — and for Dunleavy to sign it — or low-income Alaskans will lose $8 million in additional food aid.
Throughout Alaska’s waters, shellfish populations have been in decline for decades — decimated by overfishing in the 1980s and by changing ocean environments in the years since.
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy introduced bills to create an “energy independence fund” to finance sustainable energy projects on Friday.