Alaska’s largest newspaper is about to have a name-change. Or, more accurately, a name restoration. Starting with its Sunday print edition, ADN will once again stand for Anchorage Daily News.
A “significant” number of employees have been laid off at Alaska Dispatch News as part of a restructuring under the company’s new owners.
The new $245 million powerplant, scheduled to come online next year, will feature updated technology that’ll reduce most pollutants – but it will continue to emit greenhouse gases blamed for warming the planet. Many on campus say that conflicts with UAF’s leadership in Arctic climate-change research.
A bankruptcy court judge approved Monday the sale of Alaska Dispatch News, the state’s largest newspaper from Alice Rogoff to the Binkley family of Fairbanks. The judge still needs to sign the official paperwork on the deal, which is set to close Friday.
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Siblings from Fairbanks lead by businessman Ryan Binkley and Jason Evans originally of Nome took control and plan to take ownership. Evans currently owns three small Alaska papers: the Arctic Sounder, Bristol Bay Times-Dutch Harbor Fisherman and Homer Tribune.
Media watchers say a combination of industry trends and business mismanagement are putting one of the state’s main news sources in jeopardy.
On Wednesday, state Sen. David Wilson filed a letter of intent to run for lieutenant governor. Later the same day, he amended that filing, saying he is not running.
A state law makes legislators immune to arrests for misdemeanors while the Legislature is in session. The Legislature has been out of session since July 16 for the first time since the incident.
Two state commissioners are making big money even though they don’t have much work left to do. That’s the story recently reported by Nathaniel Herz with the Alaska Dispatch News, who investigated the state’s Commercial Fisheries Entry Commiss