| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:37 PM
The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority says it will evaluate support for a mining mill on Gravina (gruh-VEE'-nah) Island in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough.
The Juneau Empire (http://bit.ly/15VuMjx) reports a mill and tailings facility...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 7:49 PM
The legislative information office in downtown Anchorage will be getting a $44 million facelift.
The Alaska Legislature rents its current space on Fourth Avenue for about $57,000 per month.
Once construction is complete in December 2014, the square...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Governor Sean Parnell ordered state flags to be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, September 17 in honor of the late state senator Bill Ray.
Ray served in the Alaska Legislature for 22 years representing Juneau, beginning with his 1964 election to House...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 12:57 AM
Governor Sean Parnell declared an economic disaster on Thursday for Saint Lawrence Island after a low walrus harvest.
According to the Governor’s office, extreme ice and wind conditions reduced this year’s harvest to 36 percent of the prior...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:28 PM
A long planned connector road between Providence Drive and Northern Lights Boulevard picked up speed in April when the Alaska Legislature allotted $20 million in capital funds during the waning days of the legislative session to pay for the project....
| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:32 PM
In less than two weeks, the West High School Eagles open the 2013 football season. The pressure is on to shake off the summer rust and get into football shape. Coach Tim Davis finds himself balancing the rigors of two-a-days with player safety....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Channel 2 held a groundbreaking ceremony Friday for its new facility in Anchorage, as employees and guests came together to mark the beginning of work on the 40,000-square-foot building.
The event, held under a sunny sky near the intersection of 40th...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Reporter Austin Baird moved back to the Last Frontier in June 2013 to join the KTUU news team. He says, "the uniqueness of Alaska is what draws me back."
In previous journalism roles in the state, Austin covered the 2012 session of the Alaska...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 7:18 AM
If a bill passes out of the Alaska Legislature, you might be handing an officer your phone instead of paper.
HB146, by Rep. Pete Higgins, would allow drivers to display proof of automobile insurance on a "personal mobile electronic device," like a...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 12:15 PM
With a busy three weeks remaining in the 28th Alaska Legislature, lawmakers missed out on nearly a whole week of sunshine, a rarity in Juneau. Legislators spent much of their held up in long sessions or committee meetings, mainly dealing with oil taxes...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 7:11 AM
The Alaska Legislature has passed a resolution calling upon the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to further investigate the effects of producing genetically engineered salmon.
HJR5, by Rep. Geran Tarr of Anchorage, also asks the federal government to...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:18 PM
Federal spending and resource development drive much of Alaska's economy but both are threatened as perhaps never before.
So says U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski.
Murkowski, in a joint address to the Alaska Legislature, says years of deficit spending have...