HB 80 has already passed in the House, and on Thursday the Senate Finance Committee invited the public to comment on it.
As the investigation into her death continues, candlelight vigils are planned across Alaska tonight in memory of Mackenzie Howard.
Starting March 4th, the Douglas station will only be open 1 to 5:30 p.m. on weekdays, and 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Auke Bay will be open from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays, and noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Spokeswoman Beth Ipsen says investigators are continuing to work in Kake today while awaiting results of an autopsy performed by the state Medical Examiner’s office in Anchorage.
A demoralized and disappointed Lance Mackey pulled his dog team into Dawson City Thursday morning and voluntarily scratched from the Yukon Quest.
For the first time, the Department of Law is cracking down on shady business practices allegedly taking place aboard vessels.
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is recognizing arts education efforts in Alaska’s Capital City.
President Barack Obama nominated REI chief executive Sally Jewell to lead the Department of the Interior Wednesday. It’s a Cabinet position with incredible influence over Alaska.
As written, the draft plan would eliminate jet skis, water skiers and wake boarders, and any vessel with a motor above 10 horsepower.
Public release of the new design has been delayed while the department expands the report to address scrutiny and feedback received since plans for the Alaska Class Ferry were scrapped.
Senator Mark Begich is introducing a bill that would grant the state a share of revenues from offshore drilling.
About a million people visit Alaska by cruise ship every year, creating floating cities along the state’s coastline. A bill that would change just how the waste they produce is regulated is moving rapidly through the legislature, and is scheduled to appear on the House floor today.
For the past couple of weeks, the legislature has been moving forward on the governor’s proposal to cut taxes on oil companies. Now, it’s scheduled to take up the issue of an in-state gasline. Here’s the legislative outlook for the week.
Shell’s chief executives responded to questions about the January grounding of the Kulluk drill rig during the company’s annual results conference in London Thursday.
A memorial service for Tlingit elder and original Sealaska Corporation board member Clarence Jackson will be held Saturday at 5 p.m. at the ANB Hall in Juneau. Jackson died Thursday after a battle with cancer. He was 78.
Scott Fischer, who was grooming a ski trail with a snowmachine, recommends that everyone stay off of the lake.