My Turn: Apprenticeships more important than ever

Gov. Bill Walker recently signed Administrative...apprenticeship utilization policies first established by Gov. Frank Murkowski in 2005. It is designed...efforts for resource development. For example, Gov. Walker has focused on moving forward with...
My Turn: Recent appointment of Loretta Bullard

Gov. Bill Walker made an appointment a few weeks...appointments under the current law. And now Gov. Walker, in appointing a highly-qualified...excellent member of the Alaska Judicial Council.Gov. Walker deserves the thanks of every Alaskan...
Alaska Editorial: Calming effect

...implement it has a calming effect, and Gov. Bill Walker has achieved that with Alaska's...bills provided for their prior review by Gov. Walker.Despite the complaints, Walker...success.That Standards & Poor's patted Gov. Walker on the back for proposed changes...
Walker downsizes state's Washington office

...The Alaska Dispatch News reported the lobbying office for the state will be reduced to two positions.Gov. Bill Walker says he and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, along with cabinet members, will fill the void in lobbying efforts and outreach to federal...
Report: Big problems in DOC

...significant problems within the Alaska Department of Corrections, and Gov. Bill Walker has accepted the resignation of the commissioner...said.Monegan had served as commissioner of public safety under Gov. Sarah Palin until his July 2008 dismissal amid controversy...
Pro-Walker group accused of 'sanitizing' campaign contributions

...complaint against two political action committees that backed Gov. Bill Walker's campaign in the 2014 election.The complaint...statement.He added that the complaint "calls into question Gov. Walker's entire election."In an emailed statement provided...
Havemeister out as agriculture director

Gov. Bill Walker announced last week that Franci Havemeister will leave her role as director of the Alaska Division of Agriculture...
State order requires more apprentices on projects

Gov. Bill Walker has signed an Administrative Order requiring apprentices to make up 15 percent of the workforce on all state projects...
Alaska governor says refugee vetting process 'stringent'

JUNEAU - Alaska Gov. Bill Walker says refugees seeking to come to the U.S. must go through a "stringent" process.His office says Walker was...
Drawing permit applications open

...application process for 2016 big game drawing hunts.Hunters have until 5 p.m. Dec. 15 to apply at or until 5 p.m. Nov. 25 to apply in person at an ADF&G office.Many popular big game hunts have greater demand than the...


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