...alarming aspect of House Bill 77 is the massive concentration of power it bestows upon just one person. The commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources, if this contentious piece of legislation passes, would have unprecedented powers to...
JUNEAU - Human trafficking most likely occurs in Alaska, but it is unclear how prevalent the crime is in the state, according to a new study.
State officials on Wednesday published Cook Inlet Energy's recently-submitted plans and right-of-way application to build a 29-mile pipeline across Cook Inlet to connect west side oil production with east side processing facilities.
The Parnell administration is deliberate and consistent in its betrayal of the public trust. Across state government in nearly every department, cronyism and special interest have taken the place of science-based management and working for the good of the public.
With a plan to turn glass trash into fashion jewelry Jenna Hansen of Nikiski won top honors and $1,600 dollars cash at the Caring for the Kenai (CFK) environmental awareness competition last night. "I didn't enter CFK because it was a class assignment, I entered because my mom told me to, and I am really glad she did," she said.
Community leaders, potential stakeholders and concerned residents Tuesday gathered to discuss the future of highway safety on the Kenai Peninsula. Sen. Mark Begich, who supports the safety initiative through its primary facilitator Girdwood 2020, attended the meeting billed as the Seward and Kenai Peninsula Highway Transportation Corridor Safety Summit hosted at the Kenai Peninsula Borough administration building in Soldotna. "A plan is needed to fix the highway system," said Dave Wilson, Girdwood 2020 Highway Safety Committee chair.
The sense of teamwork was palpable. A 10-strong group from the Fairbanks Police Department stood waiting to supply a racer for each of the 38 legs of the Alaska State Troopers Adventure Relay Friday at the trooper's Soldotna post. Emergency personnel from all over the state have kept in steady contact with each other about trail conditions along the 630 miles of the Soldotna to Fairbanks course. Firefighters from Central Emergency Services showed up to temporarily block traffic for the start of the three-day race.
...self-sufficient for a week. Most of the items are currently in their homes," said Maj. Gen. Thomas H. Katkus, Commissioner of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs said. "During a disaster, a well-prepared family will already have an...
The state of Alaska will accept $23.5 million in federal Education Jobs Fund money aimed at preventing teacher layoffs, despite a lack of budget-driven layoffs.
Alaska's state government is expecting continued strong federal spending in the state over the next two years, according to the state's official revenue forecast for the coming years, released Friday.
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