No Parnell-Mallott debates scheduled for Juneau

...Constiution candidate J.R. Myers in the Nov. 4 general election. Mallott and Parnell each face challengers in the Aug. 19 statewide primary (Republican Gerald Heikes of Palmer and Democrat Phil Stoddard of Anchorage, according to the Alaska Division of...
State | AK legislature
New portal provides digital look at Alaska's coast

...planners to industry or conservation to recreationists and the public. The website contains layers of data from more than 500 statewide organizations."We wanted to create a one-stop shop for coastal and marine data," Dugan said. "Our goal is to have...
My Turn: Don't let Legislature fool Alaskans again

...voters who might not vote as the Majority would prefer in statewide races or on other ballot measures. The second is to come...concerns of initiative supporters. A young man with likely statewide ambitions, he should consider finding a better role model...
In capital budget, millions for Juneau infrastructure but nothing for schools

...Juneau Access project, but not $37.5 million for the State Library, Archive and Museum project. It's considered a statewide effort.Of the approximately $8 million added by legislators to the governor's proposed capital budget, $2 million will...
State | Local | AK legislature
Alaska ad proudly ties Begich to 'Obamacare'

...Colorado, Arkansas and others.The independent group Put Alaska First is spending nearly $131,000 to run the pro-Begich ad statewide for a week, and it may continue beyond that, said group treasurer Jim Lottsfeldt.He said his organization did not conduct...
Alaska Editorial: Avoiding an in-state fight over where to base F-35s

...the surprise inclusion of Elmendorf-Richardson on the Air Force list in February.Having both bases on the list can put statewide elected officials in a tough spot. Supporting one base over another on a decision as large as the F-35 basing will surely...
Juneau gymnasts compete at state

...Howard said. "Most of our team that went up to state this year competed in the compulsory levels, and it is a strong field, statewide. They competed well, and for the most part, scores were high. Two of our first-year team members won the all-around...
SLAM, Juneau Access road top city's capital budget funding

...we're going to get SLAM done," a smiling Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, said. "It's not a Juneau project - it's a statewide project, it just happens to be in Juneau.Figures provided by the Department of Education indicated the state stands to...
State | Local | AK legislature
April campaign at Best Beginnings illustrates how much words count promoted throughout the state this month, including: statewide airing of Words Count videos online and in movie These activities coincide with other important statewide observances. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month...
Arts conference will bring together Alaska's creative souls

...grants, partnerships, and services; "Latitude: 2014" uses all four of these means of connecting.ASCA formerly held a statewide arts conference every three years, the last one in January 2012 soon after our current Executive Director Shannon Daut joined...


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