A bill before the Legislature in the upcoming session would overhaul workers’ compensation to lessen the overall cost of the program in the state.
Two of five Young Fishing Fellows in inaugural class hail from Juneau and will help steward projects aimed at increasing youth access to the fishing industry.
With a month until legislators head back to Juneau for the next regular session, the House and Senate majorities are as far apart as last year about budget fixes.
A Washington man is facing a minimum of five years in jail after a jury found him guilty of running a drug trafficking ring in Southeast Alaska.
One week ago, Gov. Bill Walker signed Senate Bill 54 after an extended special session.
Gov. Bill Walker is hopeful the inroads his administration has made with top-level officials in the Chinese government through cooperation on the Alaska LNG Project can be parlayed into partnerships for other industries.
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, will support the Republican tax reform plan, she announced in a written statement Wednesday afternoon.
Since April, Vanessa Nason has been trying to track rape.
About 6,600 people in the state accounted for $148 million in hospital emergency department spending in 2016, or about 6 percent of total patients that year.
The Alaska Legislature’s internal Legislative Council is opening an internal investigation, but after a six-hour closed-door meeting, lawmakers on Tuesday refused to reveal the subject of that investigation.