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.

Conflict sparks over Walker’s fish board appointment

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 21:36

Sportfishing groups are raising a hue and cry about Gov. Bill Walker’s proposed appointee to the Board of Fisheries.

Alaska finances better, not good, new report suggests

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 21:39
Department of Revenue’s oil forecast boosts expected earnings by more than $200 million

Projections show average oil prices $5 higher than they were in the fall.

UAF launches center focusing on salmon, society

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 21:36

The University of Alaska is diving into broad social issues tied to salmon, with the hope of finding solutions to longstanding conflicts and future challenges.

Felony indictments against Maw dismissed

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 12:59

The felony indictments against a former Board of Fisheries nominee have been dismissed.