The resolution asks for a pause on permitting for new mine projects until there’s an agreement between the U.S. and Canada on protecting rivers from mining pollution.
What happens when a region that relies on consistent rainfall to generate electricity is struck by drought?
Petersburg’s borough Assembly Monday passed a resolution seeking enforceable protections against pollution from mines in British Columbia on rivers that flow into Southeast Alaska. Meanwhile, Alaska’s lieutenant governor said he is raising the issue with both provincial and federal governments. https://kfsk-org.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/02MINERESPSGweb.mp3 The group Salmon Beyond Borders is asking municipal governments in Southeast Alaska this year…
Petersburg Borough Assembly approved Tuesday a preliminary agreement for shipping out recycled metal and junked vehicles.
The Petersburg borough has rejected applications for the recall of four borough assembly members. The borough’s attorney has recommended against issuing recall petitions and defended the assembly’s decision to meet in May behind closed doors.
Three Republican incumbents and two Democrats who caucused with the Republicans trailed their opponents in a primary that drew only 15 percent of voters
Several incumbent legislators seeking re-election or leaving House seats to pursue Senate seats were rebuffed, including Reps. Lynn Gattis, Craig Johnson, Jim Colver and Bob Lynn.
Two Village Public Safety Officers graduated from firearm training on Friday, becoming the first officers in the 40-year history of the program to be armed.
At a pair of confirmation hearings on Tuesday, Laurie Hummel was asked about her plans for reforming the Guard, and went through a personal line of questioning along the way.
In a little over a week, the 29th Legislature will gavel in. In preparation, lawmakers have released the first batch of bills they plan to consider.