Nonprofit works to replace Kodiak's Madsen Bear statue

...bear.The 60-year-old statue known as the Madsen Bear is in bad shape and the city could use a replacement, according to chairman of the Kodiak Brown Bear Trust Paul Chervenak. The Madsen Bear welcomes people to the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor...

Complaint alleges campaign disclosure violations

...Money laundering is the worst campaign finance violation we can think of. It's time for Marcia Davis to resign," GOP chairman Peter Goldberg said in a statement. He added that the complaint "calls into question Gov. Walker's entire election...

News | State
Most Alaska superdelegates undecided on candidate pick

...Metcalfe of Juneau; Casey Steinau of Big Lake; and Ian Olson of Fairbanks said they're still uncommitted. The fourth, party chairman Mike Wenstrup, said he has a preferred candidate, but isn't publicly endorsing, citing his position within the party and...

News | State Government
Book review: "Duplicity: A Washington thriller"

...Captain Brooke Grant, USMC, was especially keen on avoiding special treatment ? particularly when it came from her uncle, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Frank Grant, who wielded plenty of influence in Washington. She hated that he tried...

Arts & Entertainment
Op-ed: The House Republican meltdown

...Senate leadership were mostly content to restore "regular order," a priority that could only inspire a few subcommittee chairmen.On the other hand, the right in the House has had a clearer view of what it opposes than of what it supports, and often...


...Pebble Mine in Southwest.In a letter sent Wednesday to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas and chairman of the committee, asked the agency to send Region 10 Administrator Dennis McLerran for an interview at a Nov. 5 hearing...

Time for the fish board to meet on the peninsula

...accepting Anchorage as the location for the meeting."I think in fairness it's time for a meeting on the Kenai Peninsula."Chairman Tom Kluberton, of Talkeetna, brought up the idea of splitting the meeting between Kenai and Anchorage, where proposals would...

Peninsula residents deserve to be part of fish board process

...the vote against Ruffner's confirmation. Superbowl Sunday 2014, KRSA hosted an $8,000 party at the Captain Cook. The chairman was there. He also received an award at the Kenai Classic. The 2014 board of fish meeting ended with two allocative proposals...

Senate approves TransCanada buyout

...rose in support to speak in favor of the buyout and the AKLNG project in general.Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks and co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said he was opposed to the buyout when he arrived in Juneau. "Over the course of the last...

State Government
Legislators: Is AGDC ready?

...fully autonomous ... from any administration that may be in power at the time," said Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake and chairman of the House Finance Committee.The official question on lawmakers' agenda in this special session is whether to allocate...

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