2 challenge Young for House seat

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 21:36

Two candidates have thrown their hats into the ring so far to claim the U.S. House of Representatives seat from Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska).

JAHC: We ‘let the entire community down’ at Wearable Arts Show

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 21:56
Statement comes after more than 100 people show up at JAHC meeting to talk about cultural appropriation

The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council Board issued an apology Thursday afternoon to all involved in the fallout from running a piece that some found offensive in this past weekend’s Wearable Arts Show. The statement came after more than 100 people showed up at the body’s regular board meeting Wednesday night.

University of Alaska president says he is proud and confident yet concerned about system

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 21:55
Jim Johnsen delivers annual State of the University address in Anchorage, urges Alaskans to lobby Legislature

In the past three years, the university has seen its budget slashed.

Congress appropriates $200M for fisheries disasters

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:13

Commercial fishermen across the Gulf of Alaska might finally receive some checks from the federal government after the pink salmon disaster in 2016.

Bill would extend reinsurance program

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 22:37

The state is looking to extend health care reinsurance program, which is set to expire this year.

Mumps confirmed in Juneau for first time in 20 years

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 20:56
Rare disease reaches capital city as outbreak continues in Anchorage

Rare disease reaches capital city as outbreak continues in Anchorage.

Fishing license sales drop in 2017

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:21

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s sportfishing license sales fell last year, even while its revenue from license sales increased.

Walker: Permanent Fund should bring jobs to state

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 20:56
At Juneau Chamber of Commerce, Gov. Bill Walker says Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. could employ more here

In a speech to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, Gov. Bill Walker told the assembled crowd that he believes the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation should bring more of its investment managers to Juneau.

State asks to build more public use cabins to meet demand

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 22:12

Alaska’s public use cabins are really popular.

Network seeks to bring together data on harmful algal blooms

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 22:57

A group of scientists is coming together to share information related to harmful algal blooms in Alaska.