After his inauguration Monday morning, Gov. Bill Walker announced two more commissioner appointees, however, not just the governor's cabinet is being rebuilt.
New Gov. Bill Walker took office Monday and ordered immediate changes in top echelons of state government, including bringing back several members of former Gov. Sarah Palin's oil and gas team.
JUNEAU - A scathing report into allegations of sexual assault and fraud in the Alaska National Guard finds that victims do not trust the system because of a lack of confidence in the command. The report, released Thursday, was requested by Gov. Sean Parnell, who said he was angry that it had taken several years to get to the bottom of concerns.
Thirteen years later, the landscape of our nation is permanently altered by the events on Sept. 11, 2001. The day and the heroes who rose to the occasion are remembered each year across the nation and in Juneau.
JUNEAU - Gov. Sean Parnell has named deputy Administration commissioner Curtis Thayer as acting commissioner of the department. Thayer is filling the position left vacant by the resignation of Becky Hultberg, which was effective Wednesday.
I would like to respond to those who are criticizing the Juneau Empire for printing the article about John MacKinnon and his financial connection to the proposed road north that would end, for an indefinite period of time, at the Kensington Mine and MacKinnon family property.
Palin appoints acting head of Fish and Game, Coast Guard hauls in stray houseboat, Wade new director of conservation district, Officials report two exposure deaths & Plane removed four months after landing
Alaska's Deputy Commissioner for Highways John MacKinnon, a longtime Juneau resident, is leaving his position, Commissioner Leo von Scheben of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities announced Thursday.
With a change of governors, many Alaskans see hope for agreement on the long-stalled North Slope gas contract, which would open of a pipeline for trillions of dollars worth of natural gas.
Hesden Duane "Scoug" Scougal Hesden Duane "Scoug" Scougal died Feb. 22, 2012. He was 90. Scougal served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1940-42 before moving to Alaska in 1943. He married Roma Hulse in 1945 and they homesteaded in North Pole.
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