Sen. Lisa Murkowski asked the rightquestion: Can the federal government simply force the state of Alaska to pay for the U.S. Postal Service's bypass mail system? The answer from the Congressional Research Service reflects what many suspected: The make-Alaska-pay provision is almost certainly unconstitutional.
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.
As Christopher McMurray braced for impact, he instinctively yelled to his only passenger, a 16-week-old yellow Labrador named Zoey, to hold on.
...station work in Fairbanks this year, but finding the required matching funds may be a challenge. The U.S. Department of Transportation budget includes $1.5 million for public buses and bus facilities in Fairbanks. The Fairbanks North...
...at Alyeska Pipeline Service Co.'s North Pole metering station could cost the company $25,000. The U.S. Department of Transportation last week sent Alyeska a letter proposing the civil fine for the alleged safety violation, discovered...
KENAI (AP) -- Alaska's Iditarod Trail has won a $20,000 grant as part of a nationwide Millennium Trails program.
A Kenai aviator doing business as Bellair Inc. was sentenced in federal court in Anchorage to three years probation and ordered to pay a $100,000 fine after being convicted of wire fraud.
From the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and Sullivan Arena in Anchorage, to the Egan Expressway in Juneau and the Begich-Boggs Visitors Center at Portage, and at dozens of other sites in between, Alaskans pay tribute to many of this state's leaders by naming landmarks in their honor
COLUMBIA -- Critics of efforts to ban texting while driving in South Carolina say it will be difficult to catch offenders, but some authorities in states that have the ban say they have had little trouble.
Longtime Alaskan James E. Carter Sr. died Tuesday, June 5, 2007, from heart failure at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna. He was 79.
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