In Juneau, a rally was held in front of the Capitol to protest the ruling, but inside the building, it’s not yet clear how much time the legislature will spend considering anti-abortion bills.
More than 50 high school students taking an “Introduction to Mining Occupations” course through the University of Alaska Southeast had quite the guest speaker on the first day of class Tuesday. Governor Sean Parnell urged the students to follow their passions, whether they end up working in the mining industry or not. “This class is…
APRN’s Peter Granitz talked to Alaskans who traveled to Washington D.C. for the second inauguration of President Barack Obama.
Juneau middle school students are learning to take photos, shoot arrows and babysit at a time when they would otherwise itch for something to do.
About a hundred people gathered at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Juneau Monday for the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration. All of the speakers talked about the strides our society has taken in terms of race relations since King’s death 45 years ago. They also spoke of the need to keep fighting for…
Juneau Police Chief Greg Browning will retire at the end of May, after 34 years in law enforcement. Browning, 57, came to Juneau 13 years ago as assistant chief and moved into the top job in 2006. He says he became interested in being a police officer in high school, when he was working in…
Legislators called the hearing to find out why Governor Sean Parnell recently pulled the plug on the so-called Alaska Class Ferry.
Alaska’s economy weathered the Great Recession better than most states, and should hold steady for the foreseeable future. But depending on who you ask, there could be gloom on the horizon.
Parnell advocated for a comprehensive crime bill, but the bulk of his speech focused on increasing energy production.
Dirt has been turned for the new State Libraries, Archives and Museum in the capital city. The project to hold Alaska’s treasures in one building is already underway, as contractor PCL Construction prepares the ground behind the current Alaska State Museum. Wednesday’s cold rain in Juneau moved the groundbreaking inside. The museum was packed with…
Next time you tip a bottle of Amber, Pale or IPA from Juneau’s Alaskan Brewing Company the beer you’ll be drinking will be a little greener, as in good for the environment.
Juneau’s Reuben Yost is the new chief of the state ferry system. But he’ll spend only about half his time on that job.
Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell gaveled in the House of Representatives and the Senate on Tuesday then administered the oath of office to 59 House and Senate members.
Democrats in the Alaska Legislature say the state’s redistricting process is flawed and needs to be made more nonpartisan.
Lifelong Democrat says it was ‘gut wrenching’ to join Republican Majority, but was best way to protect Southeast Alaska’s interests.
The City and Borough of Juneau should relax its planning and zoning regulations and implement tax incentives to encourage more home building.
The listing perhaps bolsters the Storis’ chances of becoming a museum on Juneau’s downtown waterfront.