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State won't appeal judge's ruling in English-only case

...divisive issue behind us, and he is in sincere agreement with Judge Torrisi's ruling,'' said Bob King, a spokesman for Gov. Tony Knowles. ''Neither the governor nor Lt. Gov. (Fran) Ulmer supported the English-only initiative for a variety...
Voters rejecting changes in oversight of state boards

...counted early Wednesday, more than 72 percent of voters were rejecting Ballot Measure No. 3. Bob King, press spokesman for Gov. Tony Knowles, said the vote was not a surprise. ''I think there are adequate checks and balances that exist in the...
Anthrax threats inundating state and local officials

...cleared of any traces of the rare disease after one opened a suspicious letter last week, said Bob King, press spokesman for Gov. Tony Knowles. No presence of the deadly but treatable disease has been found in numerous tests by state health officials...
State sends frozen salmon to Nome families hit hard by poor runs

...500. ''This is the only place in the state where we knew subsistence needs weren't met,'' Bob King, spokesman for Gov. Tony Knowles, told the Anchorage Daily News. The state Department of Community and Economic Development bought the salmon...
State says no protection for orphaned wolf a young wolf whose mother was accidentally killed by biologists in Denali National Park and Preserve. A spokesman for Gov. Tony Knowles said no one has the authority to overturn a decision by the Alaska Board of Game, which denied a request...
Senate approves restrictions on abortion funding

JUNEAU (AP) -- The Republican-controlled Senate passed a measure on Tuesday that would place greater restrictions on state-funded abortions.
Lawmakers vote to extend session in effort to approve budget, bonds

...extended session since 1987 when Gov. Steve Cowper called lawmakers back to work, said Bob King, press spokesman for Gov. Tony Knowles. The Legislature has never voted to extend its own session. Lawmakers spent the final hours of the session...
Little Alaska town braces for influx of tourists with opening of road

...spectacular part of Alaska and make Prince William Sound more accessible to more people,'' said Bob King, spokesman for Gov. Tony Knowles. ''We see no reason to delay it any further.'' The Coast Guard is preparing for the expected increase...


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