Rashah McChesney, KTOO - Juneau


Alaska DOT has identified 18 rural airports it may close or spend less time maintaining

The airport in Aleknagik. (Photo courtesy of the Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development; Division of Community and Regional Affairs’ Community Photo Library) Last year, the state’s...

Dunleavy appoints Anchorage business owner to lead Department of Revenue

Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced Tuesday that he has appointed Lucinda Mahoney to be the state’s newest Department of Revenue commissioner.

Juneau police officer returns to work after fatally shooting a man in December

The Juneau police officer who shot and killed a man while responding to a 911 call last month has returned to duty.

Pat Pitney to head Legislative Finance

Pitney will step into the role that Teal held for 22 years.

Alaska Senate majority strips three Mat-Su Republicans of their leadership positions

The three Republicans -- Mike Shower, Shelley Hughes and Lora Reinbold -- broke from their caucus on a vote last year setting the Permanent Fund dividend amount.

Alaska Gov. Dunleavy picks Juneau man as new budget director

Juneau resident Neil Steininger started Tuesday, just in time for the first day of the legislative session.

Anchorage judge, in reversal, pauses Dunleavy recall to wait for Alaska Supreme Court ruling

The order blocks the Recall Dunleavy campaign from gathering signatures to put the question on the ballot until the Alaska Supreme Court reviews the case.

Alaska Supreme Court Justice Craig Stowers to retire

After more than a decade on the Alaska Supreme Court, Justice Craig Stowers is stepping down. He’s set to retire on June 1.

A week after fatal police shooting in Juneau, suspicions and questions about what happened

Some are questioning why the man who was killed provoked police, and others are asking whether it was necessary to use lethal force.

LGBTQ activist in hiding after she was attacked on the Kenai Peninsula

Tammie Willis staffs a Pride table during Pride in the Park in 2019 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Tammie Willis) A Kenai Peninsula woman is in hiding after...

Police killed a man in Juneau this week, the first fatal police-involved shooting since 2007

Juneau Police Chief Ed Mercer during a press conference on Sunday, December 29, 2019, at the Juneau Police Department headquarters. A Juneau police officer shot and killed a man early Sunday...