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Goose Creek Correctional Center has gone years without a hygienist, forcing patients to wait.
Board members and school administrators said Tuesday they were taking the unusual step of passing a budget that relies on money they don’t have in order to keep popular programs like IGNITE and avoid increasing class sizes for the second year in a row.
Well over two dozen residents supporting the measure immediately erupted in cries of anger and frustration in the Assembly chambers, and the Assembly’s chair ordered security guards to clear the room.
The indictment against former judge Margaret Murphy was exceptional for a number of reasons, growing out of an activist push to empower grand juries.
Under state law, each initiative petition was required to collect 26,705 qualified signatures from residents in at least 30 of the 40 House districts.
When police and medics arrived at Rovenna Street, they found a duplex that smelled like bleach, with a load of laundry in the washing machine. They also discovered a former state lawmaker dead on the floor.
Solar arrays and run-of-river facilities would be built to replace diesel-based electricity. The Biden administration announced the selections on Tuesday.
An Arctic airmass is bringing winds expected to make it feel like it’s 20 to 40 degrees below zero in much of Southcentral Alaska, the weather service said.
Jimmy Dale Cates, now 58, attempted to sexually assault a woman in her apartment and strangled her before setting the building on fire, prosecutors said.
Dunleavy said that to earn his support for increasing the Base Student Allocation, he wanted lawmakers to advance provisions to pay teacher bonuses and pave the way for more charter schools.
The Alaska Gasline Development Corp. is proposing a phased approach to supply the Cook Inlet region with natural gas as a prelude to LNG exports to Asia.
Alaska’s lone member of the U.S. House told lawmakers that a federal lawsuit against the merger stemmed from teamwork that can be applied to other state problems.
While there’s not yet an official local sales tax proposal under consideration by city officials, the Anchorage Economic Development Corp. recently began advocating for one.
Deputy Attorney General John Skidmore said the bill could make it illegal to dispose of frozen embryos following in vitro fertilization, or IVF.
Johnny Rendon, 48, is accused of stabbing and seriously injuring another man during a fight inside the Gaslight Lounge early Saturday.
The 130 layoffs will affect departments across the board, a Ravn Alaska spokesperson said. A union group says pilots face “potential furloughs.”
The Alaska Legislature overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan education bill, but Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Monday signaled that he didn’t support it.
Two more adults were wounded during the shooting at a home in the North Slope village.
Troopers said David Nose of Wasilla was not wearing a helmet when he hit a parked pickup.
Fur Rendezvous runs through March 3.
And another cold snap lies ahead for the Anchorage area.
Major projects are underway around the state, one possible reason for the increased cement shipments.
The site for the proposed Little Mount Susitna Wind farm northwest of Anchorage receives more wind as temperatures fall, which would reduce natural gas demand at critical times, the developers and a utility say.