Rashah McChesney, KTOO - Juneau


Alaska DOT has identified 18 rural airports it may close or spend less time maintaining

Last year, the state’s Department of Transportation and Public Facilities started to look for ways to cut costs at the more than 200 airports it owns and operates. The vast majority of those airports are...

Dunleavy appoints Anchorage business owner to lead Department of Revenue

Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced Tuesday that he has appointed Lucinda Mahoney to be the state’s newest Department of Revenue commissioner.

Juneau police officer returns to work after fatally shooting a man in December

The Juneau police officer who shot and killed a man while responding to a 911 call last month has returned to duty.

Pat Pitney to head Legislative Finance

Pitney will step into the role that Teal held for 22 years.

Alaska Senate majority strips three Mat-Su Republicans of their leadership positions

The three Republicans -- Mike Shower, Shelley Hughes and Lora Reinbold -- broke from their caucus on a vote last year setting the Permanent Fund dividend amount.

Alaska Gov. Dunleavy picks Juneau man as new budget director

Juneau resident Neil Steininger started Tuesday, just in time for the first day of the legislative session.

Anchorage judge, in reversal, pauses Dunleavy recall to wait for Alaska Supreme Court ruling

The order blocks the Recall Dunleavy campaign from gathering signatures to put the question on the ballot until the Alaska Supreme Court reviews the case.

Alaska Supreme Court Justice Craig Stowers to retire

After more than a decade on the Alaska Supreme Court, Justice Craig Stowers is stepping down. He’s set to retire on June 1.

A week after fatal police shooting in Juneau, suspicions and questions about what happened

Some are questioning why the man who was killed provoked police, and others are asking whether it was necessary to use lethal force.

LGBTQ activist in hiding after she was attacked on the Kenai Peninsula

A Kenai Peninsula woman is in hiding after a violent assault in her Sterling home. Tammie Willis said she’s being targeted because she’s gay and wants other people in the LGBTQ community on the Kenai...
A white, white-haired man in a police uniform speaks at a lecctern in front of blue background

Police killed a man in Juneau this week, the first fatal police-involved shooting since 2007

A city police officer shot and killed a Juneau man in the early morning on Dec. 29.  Kelly Michael Stephens was a 34-year-old tattoo artist whom Juneau police said threatened to kill the officer. Police...