Gross’s campaign has more than $5 million in funds, according to the most recent federal filings. Both of his opponents have raised no money.
The State of Alaska is filing a lawsuit in federal court alleging the U.S. Office of Subsistence Management has overstepped its authority.
Alaskans of Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander ethnicity make up 4% of the cases in the state, while they’re only 1% of the population.
The action faces likely legal challenges, and some experts and politicians say it might never be implemented.
The language revitalization effort is modeled after Hawaii’s successful program, with the goal to offer Native language in all Alaska schools, from pre-kindergarten to college.
The first and only cruise ship to sail in Southeast Alaska during the pandemic turned around with a COVID-19 case on board.
The trio of employees with mild symptoms — as well as a “small number” of identified as close contacts at the underground gold mine had returned to Juneau but did not need to be hospitalized, the company said.
Roger Holland criticizes Cathy Giessel’s leadership of the Senate, but she says her approach reflects the importance of compromise.
Since 2007, walruses have been hauling out on land between their hunts. Before they’d populate sea ice patches, but that hasn’t been reliable in recent years.
Biden said he stands by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Obama-era proposal to block the project under the Clean Water Act.
Recommendations include a new staff position responsible for designing a city-backed child care program for the duration of the pandemic. Another is to pay employers to run on-site child care programs.
Alaska’s senators are among 17 co-sponsors of the bill, which would establish a $25 billion fund and free up other money for the postal service.
The LeConte is expected to resume sailings this week. It includes runs between Juneau, Pelican, Angoon, Kane and Lynn Canal communities later this week.
An areawide flood watch from the National Weather Service was canceled early Monday morning, but a flood advisory remains in effect until noon for the Mendenhall Lake and River.