Sealaska received 70,000 acres of the Tongass National Forest in a land transfer Friday, culminating decades of negotiations.
For the country's second-youngest state, older travelers are essential.
JUNEAU - Bea Shepard, a longtime Alaskan and supporter of the Alaska State Museum, has bequeathed a sizable cash donation to the museum's Heritage Endowment Fund. Ms. Shepard, 94, died Nov. 1, 2013, in Juneau. A museum donor and frequent visitor, Ms.
Bea Shepard, a longtime Alaskan and supporter of the Alaska State Museum, has bequeathed a sizable cash donation to the museum's Heritage Endowment Fund. Shepard, 94, died November 1, 2013, in Juneau.
ANCHORAGE - Bret Kolb, the director of the Alaska Division of Insurance, has announced he is resigning next month.
ANCHORAGE - Sport hunting of grizzly bears will end Saturday in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge because too many bears have been killed this year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Friday. The emergency closure will take effect at 12:01 a.
FAIRBANKS - The board of a nonprofit regional community health center that provides mental health services in Fairbanks has decided to file for bankruptcy.
A federal court has refused to block Alaska's challenged redistricting process, but a top federal judge has said he'll take a personal role in the case. Alaska U.S.
Voters will head to the polls today to elect the City and Borough of Juneau's 13th mayor since incorporation in 1970, as well as two new members of the CBJ Assembly and three members of the Juneau School District Board of Education.
Voters across the United States are heading to the polls to vote in the general election Tuesday. In Alaska, polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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