Twenty young activists from around the state gathered in Juneau this week for the 12th annual Civics and Conservation Summit, sponsored by Alaska Youth for Environmental Action. The week-long conference teaches teens about the legislative process and how to talk to lawmakers about their issues.
Kootznoowoo Incorporated says state-managed commercial fishing is hurting subsistence harvests near Angoon.
Ryan Burnett and Jessica Cooper sentenced in separate cases.
Fourteen of Alaska’s 60 legislators are women – ten in the state House and four in the Senate. From the first territorial legislature in 1913 to the 27th state legislature, only 13 percent of lawmakers have been women, or 87, compared to 685 men over the years.
Whither proposed oil tax changes?
The state’s Marine Transportation Advisory Board has added its voice to a legislative citation commending the Alaska Marine Highway System.
The Alaska Legislature approved a citation honoring the late Guy “Buddy” Tabor, who died last month in his Juneau home at 63 years old.
Full House to consider the state operating budget.
The Alaska Supreme Court has ordered the state Redistricting Board to redraw its proposed map of legislative boundaries.
Government, business and tribal leaders gather in Juneau this week for the Southeast Conference’s Mid-Session Summit.