After his inauguration Monday morning, Gov. Bill Walker announced two more commissioner appointees, however, not just the governor's cabinet is being rebuilt.
ANCHORAGE - A remote Alaska Native village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to water and wastewater systems with more than $352 million in grants and loans from the U.S.
A horrific crime brought Miriam Aarons and Mao Tosi together. On Oct. 23, the pair of community organizers will share a message of collaboration as co-keynote speakers at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention in Anchorage.
ANCHORAGE - A remote Alaska Native village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to water and wastewater systems with more than $352 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Alaska's $12.6 million share of the funding on Thursday at a convention of Alaska Natives in Anchorage.
...independent challenger Bill Walker weighed in on various issues Friday during a candidate forum at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention in Anchorage.Parnell told the audience that his administration has worked hard on improving education...
The Alaska Humanities Forum and the Alaska State Council on the Arts have announced this year's recipients of the Governor's Awards for the Arts and Humanities.
Editor's note: The Juneau Empire will feature Q&A segments with candidates in statewide races leading into the next election. The following interview with Gov. Sean Parnell was held at the Empire's office on Jan. 7. It has been edited for length.
...change from past years, when the ceremony has been held at a dinner in Anchorage, in conjunction with the Alaska Federation of Natives convention.The public reception honoring the recipients begins at 6 p.m. at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center...
Safety and justice systems in rural Alaska are the worst in the United States, according to a recently released report by the Indian Law and Order Commission.
...spoke out against violence, sexual abuse, suicide and drugs at the Elders and Youth conference and the Alaska Federation of Natives convention last week in Fairbanks."Their call for us to take a pledge to protect our communities against suicide...
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