The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly voted down an ordinance last week that would have required more thorough reporting and examination of the benefits and effectiveness of the borough's andaromous habitat protection code.
JUNEAU - As the legislature enters its final three weeks, four major bills stand out amid a flurry of others vying for attention: the budgets, and bills dealing with oil taxes, a liquefied natural gas trucking plan and in-state gas pipeline. Gov.
ANCHORAGE - During its fifth and final day of meeting on statewide finfish and supplemental issues the Alaska Board of Fisheries voted on several proposals previously addressed in sportfishing and commercial fishing committee meetings.
As part of Tsunami Preparedness Week, local, state and federal agencies will conduct a test of the Alaska Tsunami Warning System at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, the 49th anniversary of the 1964 Great Alaska earthquake.
A 55-year-old Sterling man pleaded not guilty last week to numerous charges of child pornography possession and distribution, failing to register as a sex offender and violating the conditions of his release.
Two lawmakers from the Kenai Peninsula contend the Alaska State Legislature is closer than ever to making historic decisions on two hot button issues - a rework of the state's oil tax system and building a gas pipeline from the North Slope.