After 14 years, Board of Game chairman stays in game for a final term

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 21:36

Ted and Elaina Spraker tackle most things as a team, from hunting to Ted’s 14-year tenure on the Alaska Board of Game. He handles the science and decision-making on the board, and she goes to bat on the politics.

Copper River managers proceed cautiously after big king salmon takes

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 22:05

Commercial fishing managers in Prince William Sound plan to continue opening the fishery, despite concerns about low king salmon returns to the Copper River system.

Legislature allows Uber, Lyft to operate in Alaska

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 21:29

Alaska’s future with Uber is in the hands of Gov. Bill Walker.

Alaska lawmakers approve REAL ID measure

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 21:57

Alaska lawmakers approve REAL ID legislation

Q&A: Alaska Legislature opens special session

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 22:01

JUNEAU — The Alaska Legislature on Thursday convened a special session, called by Gov. Bill Walker, after failing to come to terms on a budget and plan for addressing the state’s multibillion-dollar deficit during an extended regular session.

Alaska lawmakers face special session on budget, fiscal fix

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 10:23

JUNEAU — Alaska legislators are set to convene a special session called by Gov. Bill Walker to complete work on a budget and plan for addressing a multibillion-dollar state deficit.

With deadline near, Alaska Legislature eyes taking more time

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 21:54

JUNEAU — Wednesday marked a constitutional deadline for Alaska lawmakers to end their regular session. But with a budget and plan for addressing Alaska’s multibillion-dollar deficit unresolved, more time was needed.

Wasilla Republican asks Alaska Legislature to criminalize abortion

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 21:51
Rep. David Eastman would deem abortion as murder

Wasilla Republican David Eastman has proposed a measure making abortion illegal in the state of Alaska.

Big issues unresolved as Alaska legislative deadline looms

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 23:33

JUNEAU — Alaska legislators face a looming constitutional deadline for completing their work, but they remain at odds over how best to address a multibillion-dollar state budget deficit.

How big can the Alaska health care bubble grow?

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 21:09

Alaska faces a paradox with its health care industry.