The project consists of 216 solar panels that are expected to power up to 9% of the center’s electricity needs for the year. The city next plans to install solar panels on Fire Station 10 and the Anchorage Regional Landfill building.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski recently hosted the U.S. Forest Service’s top official in a flying visit to Tongass National Forest. The delegation kept a low profile during its visit to Southeast Alaska.
With Alaska headed toward massive cuts to its university system, social services and other state-funded programs, many Alaskans are expressing frustration, sadness and anxiety.
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"I've been impressed with his level of attention to the details of his job," Murkowski said Wednesday, two days before Acosta announced his resignation.
Never-before-seen temperatures in the Kuskokwim River likely sent salmon into cardiac arrest.
A trip to the emergency room can be a crucial window to assist people in their recovery. Now some providers are giving patients a medicine to ease the transition so they can seek additional care. Recently, a hospital in Juneau completed one year of this program with encouraging results.
NOAA Fisheries confirmed that the agency’s Office of Law Enforcement determined Holland America Line’s Eurdoam altered course and slowed speed as it approached the humpback whales on June 24.
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The University of Alaska is preparing to absorb a 41 percent cut in state funding. At the Anchorage campus, administrators estimate they will have to lay off 700 employees and eliminate more than a third of the school's academic programs.
Governor Mike Dunleavy's vetoes cut 41 percent of the state's contribution to the University of Alaska system budget.. How will UA handle the deep cuts to programs, staff and students? And could UA could lose national accreditation?
‘Who are the 100?’ If budget vetoes stand, Anchorage shelter says it must choose who stays and who leaves
As prospects for a veto override look increasingly slim, organizations that provide aid to low-income, homeless and other needy Alaskans say they have already had to make tough choices. But if Gov. Mike Dunleavy's budget vetoes stand, they say some of the choices ahead will be even more difficult.
Norton Sound residents have reported salmon die-offs in unusually large numbers during the last week.
If the Legislature does not override the governor’s veto, the Alaska State Council on the Arts will lose funding on Monday, making Alaska the only state in the U.S. without an arts council.
A line item veto deleted $225,000 to be distributed among 21 Local Emergency Planning Committees: local officials and volunteers who plan for disasters and train others in an emergency.
One of Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s vetoes has canceled state funding for broadband internet in Alaska libraries. The roughly $670,000 in savings could have far-reaching consequences for Alaska’s smallest towns.
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Officials expect a broad range of impacts affecting just about every area of residential life.
People living in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta felt something unusual this past holiday weekend: a heat wave. Temperatures crept close to 90 degrees in many parts of the region, including Bethel, but a malfunctioning thermometer and not enough data could prevent this summer from making it into the record books.
University of Alaska president: Campus closures, program elimination and layoffs on the table under Dunleavy vetoes
The University of Alaska stands to lose $134 million in state funding if Governor Mike Dunleavy's line-item vetoes are not overturned by legislators.