Sen. Bill Wielechowski, an Anchorage Democrat, says the state should have pressed forward with a legal fight after a court struck down several campaign contribution caps in Alaska.
Efforts to recover the wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed in Southeast Alaska last week, killing six people, remained on hold Monday as investigators awaited a break in poor weather.
Foggy and reduced visibility conditions delayed efforts to recover the wreckage of a flightseeing plane that crashed in Southeast Alaska, killing six people, a National Transportation Safety Board official said Sunday.
The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services says the group had “exploited a vulnerable website and spread from there.”
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has not decided the position she will take on a proposed land exchange aimed at building a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska, a U.S. government attorney said Wednesday in arguing the position taken by Haaland’s predecessor.
The Bureau of Land Management is moving ahead with a new environmental review of oil and gas leasing in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge after the Interior secretary said she found “multiple legal deficiencies” in a prior review that provided a basis for the first lease sale on the refuge’s coastal plain earlier this year.
The Sealaska Heritage Institute, which hosted the unveiling ceremony Friday in Juneau, said this is the first stamp by a Tlingit artist.
A lawsuit by Alaska’s attorney general against the Legislative Affairs Agency is really an action by the governor against the Legislature that is barred by the Alaska Constitution, a state court judge ruled Thursday.
A state court judge heard arguments Friday in a lawsuit filed by Alaska’s attorney general that raised questions about when the state budget takes effect.
Haaland committed during her confirmation process to meeting with residents of King Cove, a community at the center of the dispute, according to the filing from a Justice Department attorney.
Alaska had about 17,000 more jobs last month than it did in June 2020, with most industries seeing gains over that period, a report released Friday by the state labor department shows.
U.S. Sen. Murkowski, a Republican who has not officially announced plans for reelection next year, has $2.3 million available in her campaign coffers as of June 30, her report shows.
Smaller timber sales, including some old-growth trees, will still be offered for local communities and cultural uses such as totem poles, canoes and tribal artisan use, the Forest Service said.
A spokesperson for the governor says his vaccination “was a private decision, which is what he has always advocated for in dealing with this virus.”
Sen. Lisa Murkowski hasn’t officially announced if she will run again next year, but an adviser says her campaign fundraising “strongly positions” the Alaska Republican for a reelection bid.