As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...and sloughs that mark this region. "We can't even head to the neighboring village...that industry down, Andrew said. "We can't depend on the commercial fishing...Mountain Village doesn't have. "We can't have any cuts on those things...
State | AK legislature
Little oil, no impact: Officials say Auke Bay unfazed by Feb. 22 spill

...Petty Officer Kip Wadlow. "We want to be as thorough as we can."The Statter Harbor spill happened between late morning...master know, or the EPA know, and that's the first step we can take," said Coast Guard External Affairs Staff Grant DeVuyst...
Empire Editorial: Next time, let it burn

...liability issue that must not be ignored or delayed any longer. The situation now has life-and-death consequences. We can't afford to wait another two-and-a-half years to permanently solve this issue. Action is needed now. Unless the...
Where are we, anyway?

...Juneau and Seattle. Between the ferry and the floatplane, we can go to Juneau almost any day we wish - though it takes at least a couple of days before we can get home again and costs a bunch of money so it's never...
School board approves budget amid uncertainty

...legislature provides full funding, Miller said the district will have "fun discussions" about adding things back."We can go back and say it's not quite as bad as we thought," he said.Though the board considered a number of budget scenarios...
Bill would halt Marie Drake renovation

...Miller said in a Wednesday interview. "To do it right is tens of millions of dollars. I don't think there's any way we can do that without help from the state."(The bill) will have a serious effect on what our plans could be for Marie Drake...
State | Local | AK legislature
Theatre review: A little touch of Harry

...Rough; it's one of Shakespeare's masterpieces, and Aaron Elmore and Katie Jensen have a way with Shakespeare.And we can all use a little touch of Harry in the night.???Theatre in the Rough's 'Henry V' runs through March 29 in...
Snow-carving team prepares for Buckwheat Ski Classic

...I spend a lot of time just kind of figuring out... operational procedures on how to actually get to the point when we can carve faster. A lot of time carving is spent just taking away snow, taking away the negative space," he said. "That...
Sullivan talks states' rights, AKLNG

...diversified energy, what can you do at the federal level to help Alaska get its gas pipeline?A: The key role I think we can play, and I'm working on it ... with some of my Democratic colleagues, what we need to be able to do, without cutting...
State | AK legislature
Three Good Things Thursday

...keep about 24 gallons in their case and some more for back-up."We have a blast freezer that keeps it at 25 below, so we can store ice cream indefinitely in that thing," he said.Among the flavors you can choose from are the store's two most...


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