The debate over whether smoking should be banned in Alaska workplaces is as divisive as ever, despite several years of amendments and discussion.
Permanent Fund CEO Angela Rodell discusses fund’s strengths, weaknesses as lawmakers consider using it to patch deficit.
The Alaska Department of Law is failing to disclose when it taps the phone of an Alaskans, the Empire has learned through a public records request.
EAGLE RIVER (AP) — Armed and angry, Chugiak-Eagle River residents say it’s time to get tough on crime.
Alaska’s junior U.S. senator is heading into 2018 with a sense of optimism about the state’s future.
At town hall meeting, three-person delegation answers questions about deficit and fiscal impasse.
The commissioner of Alaska’s Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development is making rounds of the state, advocating for a stable fiscal plan.
Alaska’s population fell for the first time in 29 years as the statewide oil-driven recession continued through 2017, according to new estimates from the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
ANCHORAGE — A gruff, no-nonsense Alaska lawmaker who once called the lieutenant governor “Captain Zero” and told a female colleague she didn’t know what she was talking about is now in charge of ensuring civility in the U.S. House.
The deadline for a ballot initiative to revise Alaska’s salmon habitat permitting laws is approaching, with deep divides remaining even among fishermen.