JUNEAU - Five Alaska State Troopers are suing over the way union dues are collected, arguing the current system infringes upon their constitutional rights.
...Senate, got its first hearing Wednesday in front of the chamber's Resources Committee. Larry Hartig, commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Conservation, said the proposal would align the rules for cruise ships with those for...
Anchorage police jokingly call the cops who shuttle prisoners to court "cabbies for convicts," but the top brass weren't laughing when Gov. Frank Murkowski vetoed funding to turn the job over to the state.
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...Angel," minus spinach and shrimp. Ernesta Ballard's 'Salmon Satay Sandwich' Ernesta Ballard, the commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Conservation, was looking for a dish that went beyond using tomatoes and cucumbers in...
ANCHORAGE - Bill collectors will grab about 5 percent of Alaskans' permanent fund dividends this year, according to the state Department of Revenue. The state transferred the bulk of $911 million in permanent fund dividends into bank accounts via direct deposit Wednesday and the rest will be mailed later this month.
The state is working on a $7 million computer security upgrade after a hacker based in Brazil broke into Alaska's network in January.
About 200 barrels of sediment were scraped from a five-mile stretch of oil transmission pipe that was shut down at Alaska's Prudhoe Bay oil field after leaks and corrosion were found in August, federal officials said Friday.
The state is surveying Alaska pharmacies to see if residents in fear of anthrax are hoarding antibiotics and to determine the level of drugs available in the state in case of an outbreak here.
Ernesta Ballard, commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Conservation, presented three so-called myths about public lands in a speech Nov. 6. The first myth was that...
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