A new version of the state budget from Gov. Mike Dunleavy would set the Permanent Fund dividend at roughly $2,350, but it would draw more than planned from Permanent Fund earnings.
An economist says that increased operating costs due to the pandemic, a decline in restaurant demand, and a decline in consumers' incomes has resulted in a huge amount of uncertainty in the salmon market.
A jury is again deliberating the fate of a man charged in the 2012 murders of two coworkers at a Coast Guard communications station in Kodiak.
The House hasn't paid much attention to climate change in nearly a decade. That streak came to an end Wednesday with two simultaneous hearings. Democrats are showing that things are different now that they hold the gavels.
The findings of young dinosaur bones on the banks of an Arctic river suggests that dinosaurs lived in the area year-round, enduring snowfall and darkness, according to a recent study.
Bethel City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Tuesday to authorize reimbursements to Bethel property owners who the city overcharged on real estate taxes for more than a decade, because of an error in the city’s tax code. Download Audio
The International Pacific Halibut Commission Friday approved an increase in halibut catch limits for most of the coast. The joint U.S. and Canadian body oversees management of the prized bottom fish from California to Alaska. The commission held its annual meeting in Juneau this week.
The Skagway Borough Assembly voted to offer the city’s Borough Manager position to former state legislator Sam Kito III at a meeting Thursday.
A Montana man was reunited with his 14-week-old border collie two days after the dog disappeared following a bear attack on the Kenai Peninsula.
Sen. Murkowski is against defunding police, but she wouldn’t mind disarming them of weapons of war.
Alaska is on course to be the first state in the country to allow customers to use cannabis inside regulated businesses. Listen now
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The working group may consider changing the formula for setting permanent fund dividends, lowering the maximum amount that the state government can spend and raising new or higher taxes.
A crowdsourcing campaign to produce ads challenging mainstream advice about using face coverings was removed from the platform for violating its terms of service.
More than 210,000 cruise ship passengers disembarked in Sitka this summer, an increase of more than 40 percent from 2018.
A Sand Point man was sentenced Monday for distributing drugs and other crimes committed on bail.
The grants range from $2m to add solar to Noatak's grid, down to small grants to replace furnaces and lights
The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly approved an ordinance Tuesday night that reaffirms its support for Americans’ right to bear arms.
As the year’s Alaska Federation of Natives Convention began Thursday in Fairbanks, this year’s theme — “Good Government, Alaskan Driven” — loomed large.
The families of three Wasilla children allege a teacher molested their kids and are now suing the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, accusing officials of negligence.