Alaska Editorial: Washington state should focus on its own plate

...home jurisdictions, the Seattle City Council and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee are looking north to Alaska.They've avoid issuing any further leases in that area off Alaska (Gov. Inslee). The leases are undesirable because they will, in...
Stephanie H Guanzon

...attended St. Ann's Catholic school until 8th grade then graduated from Juneau High School. She worked as a secretary for Gov, Jay Hammond and Central Council of Tlingit & Haida, attended Haskell College followed by working for the U.S. Forrest Service...
Mallott heads to BC for mine issues

JUNEAU - Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott plans to meet with Canadian officials, tribal leaders the trip and seeing the Canadian side of the trans-boundary issues.Gov. Bill Walker has designated Mallott to lead a trans-boundary waters working...
Empire Editorial: Alaska legislators have quit while behind

Despite the plans of Gov. Bill Walker, despite the wishes of almost all of Alaska's 736,732 people, Alaska's legislators have quit.On Thursday...
Temporary water filtration system installed at Alatna

...facility, washeteria and clinic. Residents were forced to cross the frozen Koyukuk River to haul water five miles from Allakaket. Gov. Bill Walker on April 26 declared a state disaster in the community.Mike Roberts, senior engineering project manager at Alaska...
Group continues effort to get setnet ban on 2016 ballot

...language.A final decision on whether the issue appears on the ballot will likely be left to the Alaska Supreme Court.Then-Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, in early 2014, rejected the initiative based on a state Department of Law opinion that said the ban would...
My Turn: Time to revisit rural education

In the book "Diapering the Devil," Gov. Jay Hammond recollects many things that...dedicating funds for a specific purpose. Gov. Hammond was an advocate of public education...accomplished Alaska Native leaders, including Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, attended regional boarding...
California ramps up efforts to cut emissions

...California's ambitious effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called on the state to further slash...levels by 2050 that was set by Brown's predecessor, former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger."I've set a very high bar, but...
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Alcohol board takes up first draft of pot rules

...unanimously to make permanent the emergency order issued by Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott on Feb. 24, the date recreational marijuana...was unanimously approved, 5-0, with little debate. With Gov. Bill Walker having not yet appointed a Marijuana Control Board...
State | Local | AK legislature
Walker: No budget, no going home, not going to happen.Legislators seeking to move budget discussions to Anchorage have received a simple response from Gov. Bill Walker.In a letter to the leaders of the Alaska Legislature, Walker said he won't consider letting them leave until...
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