JUNEAU - The latest version of the state operating budget includes language that proposes having the lieutenant governor stay at a state-run historic site while in Juneau.
Former Alaska lawmaker Vic Fischer will be the featured speaker Friday when the University of Alaska Southeast hosts the next program in its Sound and Motion Spring Arts Series.
The Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline System, commonly referred to as TAPS, turns 35 years old this week. We should all wish the pipeline a very happy birthday, and most importantly, many happy returns.
ANCHORAGE - An idea studied years ago by an oil company for producing vast stores of North Slope natural gas without building a giant pipeline has emerged again, this time before state legislators trying to find relief for residents crushed by heating and electricity costs.Why not convert the natural gas into electricity and transmit it around the state by wires, including to rural and Interior Alaska?
Back in 2010, then-Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi shared an incredible observation about one of the most ambitious and expansive pieces of legislation in American history: "We have to pass the bill so we can find out what is in it.
Gordon Harrison is an extremely busy retired person.When he and his wife, retired Juneau family practitioner Sarah Isto, built their Juneau home 27 years ago they built a garage so Harrison would have a space and tools to create art. Since then, the garage has never housed a car.His garage studio, located on top of the hill above Juneau-Douglas High School, has sweeping views of the channel and Douglas Island.These days it serves primarily as a shop for his latest passion: ceramics.
ANCHORAGE - A new medical clinic is open for business in south Anchorage but patients will need a Medicare card to get in.
ANCHORAGE - Alaska over the next decade will move to a "post-Prudhoe economy," according to a new University of Alaska Anchorage report, but is in danger of not preparing because of the continued high price of oil.
Two Juneau officials received high awards recently for their dedication to city government.
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