Despite some raised eyebrows over Gov. Bill Walker's appointment of his former business partner as the state's attorney general, Craig Richards was confirmed by the Legislature on Sunday afternoon by a vote of 36-23.
...unconstitutional.Decker says there is no way Alaska can argue that it's not covered by the ruling.A spokeswoman for the Department of Law said they were studying the ruling and wouldn't comment Tuesday.
...unconstitutional.Decker said there is no way Alaska can argue that it's not covered by the ruling.A spokeswoman for the Department of Law said they were studying the ruling and wouldn't comment Tuesday.
Stephanie Hanna, a spokeswoman for the department, said she wasn't sure who was picked, but agreed it was one of three people whom other sources said were finalists for the job: Kay Brown, Marilyn Heiman and Molly McCammon.
...number of harvestable moose. As of Tuesday, 93 wolves had been killed this winter, said Bruce Bartley, a spokeswoman for the Department of Fish and Game. Under program rules, teams are allowed to shoot wolves from the air in some areas but...
The Alaska Board of Game has postponed a discussion on predator control in the McGrath area that was originally scheduled for today.
Gov. Sean Parnell's budget, to be formally released today in Anchorage, will include authorization to spend millions to complete the first new state ferry in years, he said Wednesday.
Alaska's businesses are being notified today they're being hit with an increase in unemployment insurance rates, even while the state's unemployment rate itself is dropping and the unemployment insurance trust fund holds $234 million.
ANCHORAGE - An ice storm and super-slick roads in much of Alaska made for treacherous travel conditions Tuesday, just a couple of days before the Thanksgiving holiday.
JUNEAU - A former Alaska lawmaker was given a suspended three-month jail sentence and fined $1,000 Tuesday as part of a plea agreement that will spare him from a federal corruption case.
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