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The Matanuska Susitna Borough could be the first government to give the nod to lifetime vehicle registration. That’s if legislation aimed at supporting a new state law is accepted by the Borough Assembly.
A controversial mine planned for an area northeast of Ketchikan just won environmental approval from the British Columbia government.
The Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium will receive a $53 million settlement from Indian Health Service for about fifteen years of unpaid contract costs.
Now SEARHC president and CEO Charles Clement hopes the federal agency will continue to pay its bills.
Alaska Power Company customers in Tok and elsewhere in the Interior are unhappy that their electricity bills went up earlier this year. Some are frustrated that they’re being charged more partly because they’re conserving electricity – and generating it themselves.
Consumers in Anchorage are feeling positive. The city’s Consumer Optimism Index has reached a four-year high — 63 out of 100. The score is based on random phone surveys of at least 350 households. But the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation says that doesn’t mean everything is looking up. The three-year outlook for Anchorage shows only slow to moderate economic growth.
Southeast Alaskans can learn more about regional transportation projects at a series of meetings starting next week.
With another year of multimillion dollar budget deficits on the horizon for the City and Borough of Juneau, an Assembly committee is reviewing the city’s 37 sales and property tax exemptions.
More than 100 Juneau volunteers recently joined City and Borough crews to pull weeds, sweep, hose, scrub and pick up what some estimate to be thousands of cigarette butts.
It was the first event organized by an informal Downtown Improvement Group.
A group of researchers set out from Unalaska this week to a remote part of the central Aleutians: the Islands of the Four Mountains. The 16 scientists are beginning a three-year mission in territory that’s unpredictable – and largely unexplored.
It will soon be decision time for Alaska voters on which of three Republican should face incumbent U.S. Senator Mark Begich in November. The statewide public radio forum, Talk of Alaska has offered each of the three an hour-long live opportunity to answer phone calls from public radio listeners statewide. Mead Treadwell and Dan Sullivan have had their turn, and next up is Joe Miller.
APRN: Tuesday, 7/29 at 10:00am
There are more than 100 people employed at Ketchikan’s Vigor Industrial Shipyard. Out of all of them, Cat Wong might have the most unusual story about how she got there. The 25-year-old is a pipe fitter and welder. She was born in the U.S., but grew up with her family in Singapore. When she was 21, Cat made an unusual choice, and moved to Ketchikan.
KSM Mine Wins Environmental Approval From British Columbia Government; SEARHC to Receive $53 Million Settlement from Federal Government; Food Bank Seeks Donations After Spike in Users; In Tok, Some Grumbling Over Electricity Rate Hikes vs. Energy Sustainability; 2015 Yukon Quest Purse Over $127,000; Meetings To Highlight Southeast Transportation Projects; As Budget Deficit Looms, Juneau Assembly Eyes Tax Breaks; Parnell Signs Bill Honoring Late Walter Soboleff; Juneau Turns Out For Downtown Cleanup; Why Does Southeast Alaska Have A Daycare Crisis?