JUNEAU - The Senate Education Committee on Monday took testimony on a bill that would increase the number of years a teacher would have to be in the classroom to reach tenure.
Officials in several Alaska municipal governments have begun expressing concern about how their respective communities have been left out of the natural gas pipeline talks between the administration of Gov.
ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Supreme Court on Wednesday handed Alaska municipalities a victory in a dispute over the value of the trans-Alaska pipeline, affirming that the structure for 2006 should have been valued at nearly $10 billion, not the $850 million claimed by pipeline owners.The justices backed a Superior Court ruling that based the value of the pipeline on replacement costs, not fees paid to the owners for use of the pipeline.
At its Tuesday meeting, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly made an important decision to protect the borough's financial interests.
Take note, Fairbanks. Gov. Sean Parnell doesn't much like it that the Ketchikan Gateway Borough has filed a lawsuit to invalidate the requirement in state law that local governments contribute funds to help pay the cost of K-12 education.
School districts statewide are expecting to continue slashing their budgets heading into the next school year.
JUNEAU - Federal elections regulators are set to decide whether to adopt a draft advisory opinion that would allow Joe Miller to use campaign funds to pay a legal judgment in a case stemming from his unsuccessful 2010 U.S. Senate run in Alaska.
...two legs, some with four - fleeing an advancing wildfire that threatened hundreds of homes.Hours after the Fairbanks North Star Borough issued an evacuation notice from 18 Mile to 34 Mile along the road, the traffic began to swell at the Tanana...
JUNEAU - A state judge has ordered 2010 U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller to pay more than $85,000 in legal costs to the Alaska Dispatch after the publication sued to obtain records from his time as a government attorney.
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