A new review of the way the Anchorage School District manages its facilities operations makes 28 recommendations, including filling job vacancies on a timely basis after noting the top facilities position went unfilled for three years.
An Anchorage lawyer whose building adjoins the rebuilt state legislative building downtown on Tuesday sued the state, contending that the lease for the remodeled Legislative Information Office is illegal, too expensive and should be declared “null and void.”
After regulators completed a second remedial study of environmental impacts that were supposed to be evaluated before exploration rights were auctioned off, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell ruled that the Chukchi Sea lease sale held seven years ago will stand.
A Matanuska-Susitna Borough appeals board emerged from three hours of closed-door deliberations Tuesday to uphold a December decision rejecting an Anchorage company's bid for a construction and demolition debris landfill near Palmer. Mat-SuZaz Hollander
As a Canadian decision to close the border at night between the Southeast Alaska community of Hyder and the British Columbia town of Stewart goes into effect tonight, residents were planning a morning protest.Alaska NewsLaurel Andrews
The Denali Highway, a popular spot for mushers and snowmachiners in the winter, is getting cleared a little ahead of schedule this year, though it's not entirely due to the state's low-snow winter.Alaska NewsSuzanna Caldwell
A federal judge says the group behind the proposed Pebble Mine can serve a subpoena on an Internet services provider to preserve emails from a former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency employee and an attorney who has represented Pebble critics.Associated Press
With anger swelling over corruption, inequality and a devastating Islamist insurgency in the nation’s north, Nigerians chose a former general who once ruled with an iron hand to be their next president, according to election results Tuesday.