JUNEAU - Alaska legislative leaders are urging Gov. Sean Parnell to negotiate no raises in union labor contracts amid concerns about state budget costs.
The Johnson Youth Center, a detention and treatment center for at-risk youth, hosted an open house Wednesday to celebrate the completion of renovations to its building.
JUNEAU - Five Alaska State Troopers are suing over the way union dues are collected, arguing the current system infringes upon their constitutional rights.
JUNEAU - Gov. Sean Parnell's oil tax proposal would cost the state $900 million next year, a new analysis shows. The analysis was attached as a fiscal note to his tax-cut plan, which was introduced in the Legislature on Wednesday.
ANCHORAGE - Makers of a Taco Bell commercial showing a delivery of free tacos to a remote Alaska town have applied for a tax credit under the state's film incentive program.
FAIRBANKS - With winter on its way in Alaska's Interior, members of the Senate Energy Working Group met in Fairbanks to discuss the issue of rising heating costs.
The Alaska Department of Law's Criminal Division will be hosting its annual District Attorney's/Paralegal Conference for state prosecutors and paralegals next month in Girdwood and Anchorage.
Alaska's oil producers are working hard to stem the decline of oil production from the North Slope's aging giant Prudhoe Bay field, but legislators are wondering if they could do more with more money.
ANCHORAGE - Federal validation took decades for Harold Bahr and the other members of a largely Native militia that was created to defend the immense territory of Alaska from the threat of Japanese aggression during World War II.
...more than excited Wednesday after opening high bids for 613,690 acres. "We're thrilled," said Bill Baron, director of the state Division of Oil and Gas. "This has been a great day for Alaska, a great day for the Cook Inlet." Alaska received...
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