Gov. Bill Walker will fly to Washington, D.C., Sunday so that he can fly back to Anchorage on Air Force One with President Barack Obama for the president's visit to Alaska, according to Walker’s office.
A state judge said Friday that Gov. Bill Walker’s administration could expand the Medicaid health care program beginning next week, dismissing a request by the Legislature to temporarily block enrollment while attorneys argue lawmakers’ underlying legal challenge.
With warming seas creating new opportunities at the top of the world, nations are scrambling over the Arctic - its territorial waters, transit routes and especially, its natural resources - in a rivalry some already call a new Cold War.ArcticSteven Lee Myers | The New York Times
Marya and Garnett Morrow Sr. of Moose Gardens Bed and Breakfast have been competing in the Alaska State Fair since the early 1980s, but have been consistently winning grand champion ribbons every year since 1985.
Hal Hart, who has served as Juneau’s community development director, will oversee planning and transportation projects in Anchorage and work to make the department more "customer-friendly," Mayor Berkowitz’s office said Friday.Devin Kelly
With warming seas creating new opportunities at the top of the world, nations are scrambling over the Arctic - its territorial waters, transit routes and especially, its natural resources - in a rivalry some already call a new Cold War.Steven Lee Myers | The New York Times
Libyan authorities were collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off the coastal city of Zuwara, with some 200 feared dead on Friday in the latest disaster involving desperate people trying to reach Europe across the Mediterranean.
Police arrested several people believed to be part of a human smuggling operation in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants who likely suffocated in a refrigerated truck found abandoned on Austria's main highway.