James Brooks, Alaska Beacon
The state is seeking a contractor to perform a comparison of state pay in Alaska, pay in the private sector and pay among other governments.
A study found Alaska retained 48.7% of people born inside its borders, ahead of only Wyoming and North Dakota among U.S. states.
The approved measures would impose new financial restrictions on political campaigns and grant an array of rights to workers.
Willow would be the first large project constructed in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.
The joint House-Senate Legislative Council has agreed to spend almost $9 million turning the building into 33 apartments.
PFAS, a chemical used in many forms of firefighting foam, has already contaminated drinking water sources throughout Alaska.
The Alaska Department of Transportation expects to issue a new request for proposals from American shipyards next month to replace the Tustumena.
Judge Terrence Haas of Bethel and assistant Anchorage public defender Gary Soberay have been nominated to replace Samantha Cherot.
Alaska Public Offices Commission staff have recommended a $16,450 fine against former U.S. Senate candidate Kelly Tshibaka's Preserve Democracy.
The Alaska Supreme Court ruled in 1994 that legislative term limits would require a constitutional amendment, not a ballot measure.
Judges have repeatedly ruled against the state’s effort to require union members to opt-in annually.
Putting the wolves on the Endangered Species List likely would have resulted in new restrictions on development, logging and construction in the region.
Almost half of payroll processing jobs are unfilled, causing errors and delays.
Ariel Lamp, who left the University of Alaska Fairbanks after the incident, filed suit for more than $100,000 in damages, plus costs.
James Dainis, who owns the business, says the state is mistaken and dissatisfied customers will be refunded.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, traveled with Buttigieg on the ferry Hubbard and said the last-minute switch in travel plans “was a typical Alaska jump ball.”
The Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. intends to open an office in Anchorage by the end of the year.
Sitka Fine Arts Camp is withdrawing its federal immigration lawsuit after immigration officials approved the visa needed for its technical theater director.
The decision was announced last week by Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro on Metlakatla’s Founders’ Day holiday, Aug. 7.