Alaska's already tight budget is set to get a little snugger for some communities dependent on national forests.
Ordinance 2011-37, introduced by assembly member Bill Smith, seeks to expand the already existing tax credits and exemptions on 25 of the borough's streams to all of the streams that became protected in June.
A Smokey Bay Air single-engine plane crashed Tuesday morning on Yukon Island, injuring a man and three women. All four victims were taken by Maritime Helicopters to Homer and treated at South Peninsula Hospital.
Drivers used to cruising speeds between Sterling and Soldotna are easing off on the gas these days to avoid an increasing number of cracks and frost heaves in the rapidly deteriorating pavement.
...architecture from Montana State University, said his goal is to practice fiscal conservatism as the capital projects director for the borough. "I've always been an advocate of being conservative and frugal with my own money. I see the borough money...
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