Tim Rockey, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
A House Republican introduces a sales tax bill he says is intended to be just one part of a long-term fiscal plan. Plus, the Fairview neighborhood in Anchorage was divided by the Seward Highway, but is now being re-envisioned with help from a federal grant.
Representative Mary Peltola reiterates her support for the second amendment the day after the Nashville school shooting. Plus, A new report says the state ferry system had dozens of qualified applicants for open positions but was only able to make a few hires.
Much of the $37.8 million bond is dedicated to roof replacement and repair, as well as security vestibule installation at six elementary schools.
The 7.1-magnitude quake damaged roads, houses, and other infrastructure, and did irreparable damage to Houston Middle School.
Residents of Palmer have rallied to support the Palmer Public Library since the building suffered a partial roof collapse on Feb. 15.
Alaska's congressional delegation files an amicus brief in federal court in an attempt to protect Southeast Alaska's troll fishery. As many as 500 visitors expected to arrive in Nome for the Iditarod finish may not have a place to stay. Plus, Alaska's congressional delegation files an amicus brief in federal court in an attempt to protect Southeast Alaska's troll fishery.
Two lawmakers are working to enshrine Anti-discrimination protections for fellow LGBTQ Alaskans. In Takotna, mushers rest, relax, and refuel on pie. Plus, Unalaska's tribal government seeks community input to assess the city's climate vulnerability.