A settlement has been reached between the state and Alaska Native plaintiffs who sued in federal court over the translation of voting materials for voters with limited English proficiency.
Annie Feidt, APRN – Anchorage The Interior Department wants to add two members who will represent rural interests to the Federal Subsistence Board....
Alaska's Permanent Fund took a $3.1 billion hit during the first quarter of the fiscal year. The Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation cites continued slow growth in the U.S. economy and political and economic difficulties abroad for the 8 percent decline.
A former head of the United Cook Inlet Drift Association and Alaska Board of Fisheries nominee is being charged with illegally collecting $7,422 in Alaska Permanent Fund dividends between 2009 and 2014.
As the arctic sea ice pulls back and more shipping, research and other vessels ply the opened-up waters, the U.S. Coast Guard is trying to beef up its arctic presence.
The head of British Columbia’s government has pledged to spur mining development in the western Canadian province, and that has fishermen in Southeast Alaska nervous. A group from Southeast flew to Washington D.C. this week to see how it can raise its voice in Canada. Download Audio
Singing the Alaska Flag Song, supporters of a referendum to repeal the state’s new oil tax turned in more than 51,000 signatures on Saturday to the Division of Elections Anchorage office.
The Senate Education Committee is ready to pass a bill expanding the number of Pre-Kindergarten programs in local schools across the state.
The Alaska State House unanimously condemned language used by Gina McCarthy to describe gifts she received in the state. Download Audio
The Senate voted Wednesday to delay a joint session on whether to confirm Gov. Bill Walker’s appointments. When the hearing does happen, one of Walker’s appointments to the Alaska State Commission for Human Rights potentially faces a close vote. Listen now
Libby Casey, APRN – Anchorage At 9:30 this morning, the body of Senator Ted Stevens arrived at All Saints Episcopal Church for a public...
In the aftermath of what Gov. Sean Parnell dubbed the "education session," half a dozen of the new candidates being fielded by the Democratic Party are educators. The most high profile of these is Bob Williams, who was once named the Alaska Teacher of the Year and is now a candidate for lieutenant governor.
The state’s largest city is publicly speaking out against Ballot Measure 2, which aims to legalize marijuana. But the Anchorage Assembly’s vote was not unanimous.