JUNEAU - Two Republican lawmakers are questioning whether the removal of three board members from an organization expected to play a key role in Alaska natural gas pipeline projects will delay the group's work.
How little can the state afford to spend? Gov. Bill Walker halted immediate spending on six of the state's notable pending mega-projects Dec. 27, part of an effort to scrutinize all expenditures and minimize the fiscal year 2016 budget deficit.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is expecting up to 50 new students to fill seats in district classrooms next year. It would be the first time since 1999 the enrollment count would be higher than the year before.
JUNEAU - Republican U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan was sworn in at the start of the new Congress on Tuesday, becoming Alaska's junior senator.
An Alaska contingent that included Gov. Bill Walker and state lawmakers were in Washington, D.C., for the event.
JUNEAU - A state military affairs official, who was asked to resign as part of a leadership change following problems within the Alaska National Guard, has been offered a contract to work with the Alaska Senate majority press office.
After 10 hours of labor, Amber and Issac Chatham of Soldotna welcomed their baby girl into the world as the first born at Central Peninsula Hospital for 2015. JoAnna Ray Hadassah Chatham was born at 5:17 p.m. on Friday and weighed in at 8 pounds, 0.