Refine Search

My Turn: The view from the Democratic side of the House

...and (2) Abide by our collective bargaining agreements with public employees' unions, entered into by the Parnell Administration. Finally, with multiple polls showing that the vast majority of Alaskans want the legislature to accept Medicaid...
State releases over 4,000 email pages in National Guard case

...sexual assaults brought to the command's attentions weren't investigated.The anonymous letter says the Parnell administration "has opted not to address these problems." It asks the Legislature to investigate both the allegations of...
State moves forward on Road plan

...come in the form of any of the DOT's eight approved options for the project, including the former Gov. Sean Parnell administration's preferred alternative of a road extension up the east side of Lynn Canal, ending at a ferry terminal where...
State | Local
My Turn: Governor Walker: Alaska has a place at the boardroom table and global markets. Over the last three years, the leadership in the House and Senate, and the previous Parnell administration, had worked tirelessly to get our state towards that objective. What has the result been?Progress. Real...
Ex-acting adjutant general to retire from National Guard

...change that included the ouster of then-adjutant general Thomas Katkus.The allegations and criticism of the Parnell administration's handling of allegations shadowed last year's gubernatorial race.Since taking office, Walker's administration...
Juneau delegation pens capital creep letter

...Administration's personnel division. In June 2008, under Palin, that number had dropped to five. By the end of the Parnell administration, only four remained.During his campaign, Walker made a point to share his plans to live in Juneau, and said...
Local | AK legislature
My Turn: Support the Alaska Marine Highway System, Gov. Walker

...areas, extra stops were added, increasing the ability of Alaskans to travel.In the past few years under the Parnell administration, DOT Commissioner Pat Kemp and Deputy Commissioner Reuben Yost, the major push for transportation funding and...
Politicos have tough hands to play in 2015

...TransCanada's portion of the 42-inch gas pipeline and Gas Treatment Plant.Previously, state officials in the Parnell administration had said a special session of the Legislature is likely in late 2015 to ratify these agreements, but Walker has...
House passes bill to end high school exit exam

...minimum standards." Anchorage Rep. Bob Lynn said. "I think a high school diploma should mean something."The Parnell administration originally wanted a three-year transition to give former students who held letters of achievement but not diplomas...
Letter: DOT public hearing circus shows need for new administration

...alternatives of the EIS and probably raise ferry fares, too. We have submitted public records requests, but given the Parnell administration's track record with the Knik Arm Bridge and National Guard issues, we're not holding our breath.Jan WrentmoreSkagway


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback