First snow tallies show effects of winter storm: 5 inches downtown, 10 in Valley

...Mendenhall Valley, where the Weather Service offices are located.By 8 a.m., downtown...Service measured 4.5 inches of snow at its office. "That's why when you woke up answered phones at the Eaglecrest offices Wednesday morning. Juneau's ski area...
Haines forestry office closes for season

...Alaska Division of Forestry is closing its Haines office for the winter on Nov. 21.The office had been kept open year-round until budget...the Alaska Legislature early this year.The office will remain closed until Jan. 10 and will reopen...
Walker downsizes state's Washington office

...people staffing the state of Alaska office in Washington, D.C.The Alaska Dispatch News reported the lobbying office for the state will be reduced to two...Walker anticipates the downsizing of the office will save about $400,000 a year...
Kindred Post to host Tiny Post Office Concert featuring local hip hop artists

Kindred Post, a neighborhood post office, gift shop, and community gathering space, will host a Tiny Post Office Concert on Friday, Nov. 13, with local hip hop artists T-Bone (Tautar Pearce) and Veinglorious (Ryan Carrillo).The concert...
Ferry system missing 30 prints from Ketchikan office

KETCHIKAN - Alaska State Troopers are investigating the theft of signed art prints from the state ferry office building in Ketchikan.The Ketchikan Daily News reported officials at the Alaska Marine Highway System reported the art theft...
Thief steals $3K worth of art from AMHS office

...Troopers were notified Thursday of the theft of more than $3,000 worth of art prints from the Alaska Marine Highway System office in Ketchikan, the Ketchikan Daily News reported.About 30 AMHS 25th anniversary prints signed by artist Bill C. Ray were...
APOC to meet Thursday in Anchorage

The Alaska Public Offices Commission will hold a special meeting Thursday in Anchorage. On the agenda is a complaint against a supporter of a write-in...
Pro-Walker group accused of 'sanitizing' campaign contributions

The Alaska Public Offices Commission has filed a complaint against two political action committees that backed Gov. Bill Walker's campaign in the 2014...
Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees far, according to the governor's office.ALASKA (0)The oil-dependent checks.NORTH DAKOTA (0)The office of Gov. Jack Dalrymple says North Dakota...DAKOTA (0)Gov. Dennis Daugaard's office says it doesn't expect to receive any...
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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 among the governors who participated in a briefing with officials from the White House, FBI and State Department...


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