- Angoon officials worry about mercury in subsistence foods Updated: Feb-07-16 1:04 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The city and tribal government of Angoon want state health officials to look into mercury levels in seals and other subsistence foods near Hawk Inlet.
- Alaska judge hears arguments in Medicaid expansion case Updated: Feb-04-16 4:48 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - A state court judge in Anchorage heard arguments Thursday in a lawsuit challenging Alaska Gov. Bill Walker's authority to expand Medicaid without legislative approval.
- Crews to begin lifting sunken tugboat from Gastineau Channel Updated: Feb-04-16 7:23 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - Coast Guard officials say work to remove a 96-foot tugboat from the Gastineau Channel has started nearly five months after the former World War II Army vehicle plunged beneath the waters.
- Lawmakers hear on resolution to strengthen state's rights Updated: Feb-03-16 8:40 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - A Senate committee heard testimony on Wednesday on an effort to amend the U.S. Constitution and establish a mechanism for states to overturn certain federal decisions.
- Walker tries again with Board of Fisheries nominations Updated: Feb-02-16 9:10 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - As a former Board of Fisheries appointee headed to court on Tuesday, Gov. Bill Walker again waded into fisheries politics with the announcement of new appointments to the board.
- Former fish board nominee pleads not guilty to fraud, theft Updated: Feb-02-16 9:06 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - A former Alaska Board of Fisheries nominee has pleaded not guilty to 17 felony and misdemeanor charges that he fraudulently obtained commercial fishing permits and Alaska Permanent Fund dividend payments.
- Alaska lawmaker confuses official with slain gay rights icon Updated: Feb-02-16 4:40 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - An Alaska state senator suffered from a case of misidentification during a committee hearing Tuesday, confusing the name of assistant attorney general with an assassinated gay rights leader.
- Walker permanent fund plan gets 1st hearing by Senate panel Updated: Jan-26-16 10:32 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The chairman of the Senate State Affairs Committee said Tuesday that he wants to vet several ideas surrounding the use of Alaska Permanent Fund earnings.
- Alaska court dismisses case based on tribal sovereignty Updated: Jan-26-16 4:47 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - A case between two tribes over the alleged misuse of federal transportation funds has been dismissed in Alaska's Superior Court.
- Skagway business proposes lottery kiosks, stalled by regs Updated: Jan-23-16 1:31 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - An innovative fundraising method could take hold in Alaska after residents of a remote town developed a system for buying and selling raffle tickets via vending machines and ATM-like kiosks.
- USS Juneau's silver service returns home Updated: Jan-23-16 4:02 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - On Feb. 14, an important, missing piece of Juneau's history will be unveiled at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum for all to see. The silver service bought by the people of Juneau in 1941 for its first namesake ship, the U.S.S. Juneau (CL-52), will finally be returning home.
- Head of Alaska's ferry system calls for reduced fleet Updated: Jan-22-16 7:27 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - The head of the Alaska Marine Highway System says the ferry system's fleet needs to downsize amid a proposed $5 million cut to operations in the next fiscal year.
- The Latest: Gardner gives good marks to Walker's speech Updated: Jan-22-16 1:06 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - The latest on Gov. Bill Walker's State of the State speech, set for delivery late Thursday (all times local):
- Convicted Tenakee Springs killer wins appeal Updated: Jan-19-16 7:16 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - A man found guilty of sexually assaulting and killing a woman in Tenakee Springs a decade ago has won an appeal for post-conviction relief.