The Alaska House Finance Committee has failed to advance the heart of Gov. Bill Walker's 13-point plan to erase the state's deficit, leaving the state on track to run out of savings within six years.
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JUNEAU - A few things set Juneau's first ever Celebration fashion show apart from ones often seen in media: the host spoke in Tlingit, a Native dancer opened the show and designs had history woven into their fabrics.
Kenai City Manager Rick Koch, who has overseen the city's administration since 2006, plans to resign effective the end of this year. He read a resignation letter to the Kenai City Council at their Wednesday meeting.
Within a few weeks drivers passing between Anchor Point and Ninilchik may see a new feature on the coastline - BlueCrest Energy's 30 foot-tall drill rig, scheduled to be erected soon on the oil company's wellpad around Mile 151 of the Sterling Highway.