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Eyes on the stars: Launches continue as Alaska’s spaceport thinks expansion
Next week will see one of the six launches that was initially scheduled for 2020.
University of Alaska rescinds emergency financial declaration
The financial picture still isn’t rosy.
Legislators use ‘symbolic’ vote to deliver verbal smackdown to vetoes
The vote failed, but they said a lot.
Even ‘right-leaning’ groups, bankers and builders are calling for an override
They had one message to the governor.
Special session starts with a manic Monday
All roads — and planes — may lead to Wednesday.
Rally asks senators to stop permit process funding
Public comment period ends in days.
Southeast experiencing rare drought
The entirety of Southeast Alaska is in some state of drought.
Investigators turn to wreckage and passengers for answers
The injured are recuperating and the investigation continues .
LGBTQ equal rights bill unlikely to advance any further this year
Alaska could be 23rd state to ban discrimination.
Measles could be getting off the boat in Juneau
Rash-causing virus is the most prevalent it’s been in 25 years.
Students strike against climate change
Juneau high schoolers hope policy changes faster than the climate does.
Smoke ‘em if you bought ‘em:
Juneau marijuana retailers would like to offer smoking space
Pre-K funding bill gives them something to talk about
More pre-K for AK?
There could be a new, quick way to send PFD money to government coffers
People could decide to keep or donate money.
Low census response loses Alaska billions of dollars
Money left on the table.
State employment down slightly
Borough unemployment down from recent years
Ash from Alaska volcano prompts aviation warning
ANCHORAGE — Residents of a tiny Alaska Native community woke up to a little pre-Thanksgiving excitement Wednesday, with a neighboring volcano spewing a billowing dark… Continue reading
Celebrating Medicaid Expansion
This week marks the third anniversary since I took executive action to expand Medicaid in Alaska. It opened the door to health care for more… Continue reading
Alaska opioid deaths increased by 77 percent in last decade, report says
The rate of Alaskans who died from opioid overdoses increased 77 percent over the last decade, with the highest overall rate of deaths reported in… Continue reading
Alaska unions clobbered by Supreme Court decision
Alaska’s public-sector unions warned Wednesday that a new ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court will have significant effects across the state. The 5-4 ruling in… Continue reading