Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority CEO Mike Abbott sounded like he was talking about an invasive medical screening when he described being audited. He updated lawmakers on how the trust is fixing problems identified in a scathing audit report.
When the vote count is tied in Alaska, it can be determined by a heads-or-tails call.
Many Sealaska shareholders have condemned the board’s endorsement and donation as political favoritism and improper use of shareholder funds.
There’s a large early lead for Republicans in requests for absentee ballots.
With the departure of the Westerdam and the Norwegian Pearl, Juneau’s 2018 cruise season has come to an end. Some in the local tour industry are already concerned about the growing number of visitors each year.
Stories include a fatal bear mauling of a contract mine employee on Admiralty Island and a downtown property identified as a source of neighborhood problems is now vacant.
Stories include latest update on a man missing in the Bering Sea, the eruption of Mount Veniaminof, and a new mandate by the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation to devote at least 5% of assets to Alaska investments.
Stories include a climate change task force report and identification of the man found dead in the Treadwell Glory Hole.
Stories include an Anchorage rapper who is sentenced on drug charges, military exercises planned for the Fort Greely area next week, and the October climate forecast for Alaska.
Stories include a pilot killed in Rainy Pass, charges filed against a Kotzebue man for the alleged sexual assault and murder of a 10-year-old girl, and plans have been abandoned to export Alaska bison for a Russian bio-engineering experiment.