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Angela Rodell, the former head of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp., claims her firing was “political retribution” by board members appointed by Gov. Mike Dunleavy.
Long-serving Alaska magistrate is fired after writing letter to the editor criticizing Republican Party
Seward Magistrate George Peck, the longest serving magistrate in Alaska, is no longer on the bench after writing letters to the editor critical of the Republican Party.
The city of Anchorage has spent nearly $9,000 on new anti-panhandling signs, but the law the signs refer to was found unconstitutional nearly a decade ago.
Authorities have located the mother of a baby found abandoned in a cardboard box in frigid conditions in Fairbanks last week, Alaska State Troopers reported Wednesday.
The Sealaska Heritage Institute said the grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will cover 10 poles though the longer-term goal is to have 30 poles in place.
Attorney General Merrick Garland has appointed the former U.S. attorney for Kentucky’s western district to serve as the U.S. attorney for Alaska while President Joe Biden considers a permanent nominee for the position.
A Maine man charged in a young woman’s killing 28 years ago at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks will be allowed to present evidence about three alternative suspects at his trial next month.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy said the hope is for a return to “robust” tourism activity after a difficult two years.
Anchorage has won its lawsuit with a federal agency over failed construction at the state’s largest port.
Alaska has no confirmed cases of the variant, but officials want residents to be prepared.
Of the 551 individuals for which past medical history was known, 529 “had at least one underlying medical condition associated with increased risk for severe COVID-19,” the report said.
Former Alaska Senate President Cathy Giessel lost her primary last year to Republican Roger Holland, who went on to win the seat.
Alaska could receive more than $1 billion from the recently passed federal infrastructure package for high-speed broadband networks, which an official with the Alaska Telecom Association said would be “transformational.”
A popular Kenai Peninsula recreation spot near Cooper Landing will be closed for nearly a year to partially rebuild a road and reinforce parts of the hillside along the Kenai River.
The state of Alaska says it will end extended unemployment benefits on Dec. 11 because more people are employed.
Dozens of West Point graduates have demanded Wasilla Republican Rep. David Eastman resign from office over his ties to a right-wing extremist group, saying his affiliation has betrayed the values of the U.S. Military Academy he attended.
Far-right social media personality Tim Gionet, who calls himself “Baked Alaska,” has been charged with misdemeanors over allegedly damaging a Hanukkah display in December 2020 outside the Arizona Capitol.
Job numbers in Alaska were up last month compared to October 2020 but still below pre-pandemic levels for most industries, the state labor department reported Friday.