Daylight saving time bill springs forward, reducing their time to spend with family in the evenings. Another time zone could help alleviate that, he said.An aide to MacKinnon said the U.S. Department of Transportation would primarily consider the impacts on commerce when deciding whether...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Help first lady Donna Walker put the "unity" in community

...hospitals and senior centers as we offer a hand up and encouraging word? Or consider being a role model as a coach, classroom aide, church nursery worker or take an elderly neighbor a meal or carry their trash can down the slippery driveway. Just think what...
Lawmakers revive bid to rename Mount McKinley to Athabascan name, Denali

...America's highest mountain, but a new proposal may have a better chance this year under a Republican Congress, according to an aide to an Alaska lawmaker who is resurrecting the effort.U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan have introduced a bill...
State | AK legislature
Walter Francis Baldwin

...on the administrative staff of the Alaska Packers Association. He moved to Juneau in 1967, and served as an administrative aide to Governor Walter Hickel and Governor Keith Miller. In 1968, Walter met Dawn (Chapman) Baldwin and her five children while...
Panel postpones confirmation hearing for fish board nominee

...from Healy, said the hearing was cancelled Monday after there was a lot of contact about the appointment over the weekend.An aide later clarified that the office had received calls and emails.Talerico said he planned to follow up on some of those contacts...
State | AK legislature
Ethics panel eyes how states collect fines

...campaign activities out of his legislative office and having an aide prepare materials for a debate on government time. It also found...those for legislative volunteers and interns.TJ Presley, an aide to Senate Minority Leader Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage, presented...
Alaska 'right to die' bill proposed

...end the person's life. However, a doctor would not administer the medication; patients would take it themselves, Drummond aide Kristin Kranendonk said.The bill defines a terminal disease as one that has been medically confirmed, is incurable and will...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers debate requiring constitutional education

...introduced such a bill. He did so in 2011 and 2013; neither of those proposals made it very far in the legislative process.An aide to Keller said that while the issue wasn't a priority before, this time around it appears there's more momentum within the...
State | AK legislature
Drilling plan may restrict sensitive Arctic Ocean areas wildlife such as walrus.Murkowski said she expects an announcement on a five-year lease sale plan this week. An aide, Robert Dillon, said the five-year lease sale announcement is not expected to affect current leases held by Royal Dutch Shell...
State | AK legislature
It's not just about the cookies

...will take place around the same time. The camp is open to kindergarten through high school, with the older girls serving as aides and trainers. Programs include arts and crafts, environmental education, hikes, fire building, teambuilding activities...


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