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Yearly Archives: 2019

Permanent Fund bills moving through Legislature

ONE IS FOR $1,600, THE OTHER FOR $1,500 House Bill 2003, which is a piece of new legislation to appropriate funds for the Permanent Fund...

Game on! Surprise strike is unfair labor practice

By ART CHANCE SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR The Inlandboatman’s Union’s strike caught the State of Alaska flat-footed.  A good title for a piece about it would be, “At 2...

Is this the right time to JACC up taxes?

By WIN GRUENING During recent deliberations, Juneau Assembly members reviewed a list of pending projects that have been submitted for financial support in the near...

Berkowitz civil emergency extended in Anchorage

The Anchorage Assembly on Friday extended Mayor Ethan Berkowitz' civil emergency declaration until Aug. 6. The Assembly also directed the mayor to fund the...

Late sockeye run on the Lower Kenai: Bag limit doubled

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has raised the Kenai River bag limit of sockeye salmon from three fish to six a day,...

Alaska life hack: Getting to SE Alaska State Fair without the ferries

Thousands of people have been inconvenienced by the IBU strike, which impacts communities up and down the coast. But in Southeast Alaska, the private...

Juneau Empire reporting alumnus said this about a beloved PBS children’s show

Kevin Baird may no longer write Alaska politics for the Juneau Empire, but he still has an opinion on social media, about the Dunleavy...

University of Alaska: A culture of coverup and failure

By MAE MARSH “When…” asked the crisis management consultant, “are you going to address your culture of failure and cover-up?” That question was asked back in...

Joe Biden tells Alaska governor to fully fund ferries

(Corey Brown photo) Joe Biden, Democratic candidate for president, has an opinion about the Alaska State budget. He's telling Gov. Michael Dunleavy to fully fund...

IBU spokesman tips the hand of the union: Strike is about budget cuts

In two instances this week, the spokesman for the Inland Boatmans Union of Alaska has said the strike is about budget cuts, and that...

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