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.
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.
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.
State health officials say they're working aggressively to address federal concerns about Alaska home and community health care programs offered under a Medicaid waiver, and are praising federal authorities' decision to exempt personal care assistant services from the moratorium.
...Bruce Babbitt has picked someone to fill the top Department of Interior post in Alaska. 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...
Environmental regulators have begun plowing through more than 500 public comments on their controversial proposal to lift the ban on mixing zones in the state's spawning streams.
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