Before addressing Alaska's newest lawmakers at a Wednesday luncheon at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Gov. Bill Walker had a disclaimer. "If my phone rings, I'm going to answer," he said.
The U.S. Indian Health Service underpaid SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium for more than a decade. Now it's time to pay up. A settlement was reached recently, with IHS agreeing to pay SEARHC $39.
Bruce Twomley, chairman of the Alaska Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission, has been chosen as one of Alaska's two representatives to the new Taxpayer Advocacy Panel of the Internal Revenue Service.
The U.S. Senate now has a historic opportunity to pass financial reform and fix the broken system that helped produce the financial crisis.
Labor Day is an occasion to honor and celebrate American workers. The opportunity to work in a decent job gives people and society benefits beyond the income it generates. Conversely, unemployment causes workers and their families distress beyond their loss of income.
Alaska Pacific Bank has ended its second year in a row with a loss.
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