Ruffner files to run against Seaton for House seat

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 19:25

A Board of Fisheries member is planning to challenge Rep. Paul Seaton (R-Homer) for his seat in the Alaska Legislature.

Fields withdraws name from fish board consideration

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 20:23

It was a quick dip into the state fisheries politics pool for Duncan Fields.

Kenai Peninsula fifth healthiest borough in Alaska

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 19:36

A broad look into the health of counties nationwide placed the Kenai Peninsula into the top fifth of boroughs in Alaska.

Alaska’s winter was warmer than average

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 20:48

Most of Alaska had a warmer, wetter winter than usual, and a warmer, drier summer may be on its way.

Land auction opens

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 21:46
Would-be rural settlers can own a slice of the Last Frontier on the cheap

Would-be rural settlers can own a slice of the Last Frontier on the cheap.

Next steps after sheep, goats test positive for pathogen

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 21:43

Some of Alaska’s wild sheep and goat populations are infected with a bacterium game managers and hunters have been nervous about, though the implications aren’t quite clear yet.

Walker nominates 2, including fish board chair, to federal fish council

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 21:53

Gov. Bill Walker has nominated two Alaskans for the North Pacific Fishery Management Council — one a current member and one the chairman of the Board of Fisheries.

Bill seeks to expand cottage food sales, farm tours

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 21:53

Kenai Peninsula farmer and local food advocates are leading the charge for a bill to expand what local farms can offer for consumers and tourists.

Juneau Rep. Sam Kito III will not run for re-election in 2018

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 21:49

Kito will remain in office and continue to serve his district until the end of the term.

State budget battles may stall amid election year

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 21:24

Three years into the Legislature’s budget battles, a comprehensive fix to the state’s fiscal problems doesn’t seem likely to come down this year.