A four-month investigation has found significant problems within the Alaska Department of Corrections, and Gov. Bill Walker has accepted the resignation of the commissioner of corrections, he said Monday.
JUNEAU ? A budget proposal laid out Thursday could wind up grounding two search and rescue helicopters and a plane capable of prisoner and personnel transports. An Alaska House subcommittee denied a $2.
ANCHORAGE - An investigation of irregularities of the Alaska State Crime Lab led to the arrest of a former employee Thursday.
...FGER and a graduate student under Miller at the University of Idaho. He's currently the Southeast Regional Director of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities."He basically inspired me to take up a career in earth sciences and...
Over 120 walkers and runners came to the Riverbend School covered playground for the Inaugural NAMI Juneau Extra Tough 5K Walk/Run. We are grateful for their participation.
People who file fraudulent permanent fund applications would stand a greater chance of being punished if a new bill passes the Legislature. House Bill 205, which the House approved Friday, would allow the Department of Revenue to impose a $3,000 fine on people it determines have submitted fraudulent applications. Under current law, if the state takes a person to court for permanent-fund fraud, the court may assess a fine of up to $5,000, but the department itself cannot impose a fine.
Despite some senators' nervousness about a potential cost to the state of as much as $100 million a year, Gov. Frank Murkowski's proposed tax credit for oil exploration could come up for a vote in the Senate today - three days after it was introduced. The bill would provide a severance tax credit of 20 percent of the cost of exploration wells drilled more than three miles from an existing well. Explorers would get a 40 percent credit for wells drilled more than 25 miles from existing oil production facilities.
One of the first things you should do after an interview is start preparing a thank-you note. This small step, which could be the one that enables you to land your new job, serves a number of purposes.
With the season's pink salmon run exceeding the winter forecast and processors shutting down their pink-buying operations due to market limitations, some fishermen are calling into question the accuracy of information fish plants provided to the state about their processing capacity. Earlier this year, the state Department of Fish and Game's processing capacity survey found that processors were willing and able to handle the projected run of pink salmon. Gov. Frank Murkowski used that information to deny Russian processors' applications to come into state waters and buy pink salmon from Alaska fisherman.
...commercial fisheries and subsistence programs. Fish and Game Commissioner McKie Campbell appointed Denby Lloyd director of the department's Commerical Fisheries Division. Doug Mecum vacated that post this summer to retire from the state and take...
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