So far, 3 of 14 commissioners chose Juneau

Gov. Bill Walker has said he will give hiring...members in the departments said.Until former Gov. Sarah Palin took office in 2006, Alaska...unofficial capital creep. In June 2000, under Gov. Tony Knowles, 12 of 14 commissioners were...
My Turn: Driving away the formation of character

...the upcoming legislative session. I'm hopeful that further funds won't be committed to the project, at least as long as Gov. Bill Walker is in office. It will give us all time to reflect on how such a highway might further diminish the character upon...
Audit: Systemic problems in Corrections Department

...corrections Commissioner Joe Schmidt and institutions director Bryan Brandenburg were dismissed by the administration of new Gov. Bill Walker.Corrections was the first department selected under a 2013 state law mandating a performance and budgetary audit...
Grand jury indicts woman on false tax claim counts

...charges."This federal indictment and case is just the tip of the iceberg," he said.Joseph said Tuesday that he and former Gov. Togiola Tulafono had warned residents not to file taxes in the states."Filing with the IRS is not only illegal under federal...
Empire Editorial: For Christmas, we'd like to give ...

...what they'd be and to whom:To former Gov. Sean Parnell, we give an ergo baby carrier...for a few years, at least.To current Gov. Bill Walker, we give a black Magnum Sharpie...thing. We're just saying ...To Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, we give a subscription...
Bright moments in the Arts 2014

...last year. Only a trip to Italy displaced this show from my mind. Most of the exhibit can be seen here: .? Final Friday for the Alaska State Museum: A bittersweet day saying...
Walker inks LNG agreement with Japanese company

ANCHORAGE - Alaska Gov. Bill Walker signed an agreement with a Japanese energy company formally declaring a commitment to form a partnership in developing...
Gov. Walker submits pared-down capital budget

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker on Monday submitted a stripped-down...was developed by his predecessor, former Gov. Sean Parnell, and that Walker has not endorsed...and rationalize our fiscal policy," Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott said in a news release.The...
Alaska Editorial: UA system will need strong leadership, support from the state

...general fund revenue, so it should come as no surprise that Gov. Bill Walker is sounding pessimistic yet realistic about the...challenge today - for the university, for its next president, for Gov. Walker and for the 60 members of the Alaska Legislature.
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Dec. 22, 2014

...Carpeneti is the daughter of former Alaska Supreme Court chief justice Walter Carpeneti, who delivered the oath of office to Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott at this month's inauguration.Thumbs up to shopping local. We've seen plenty of you shopping downtown and...


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