Seismic activity near Edgecumbe Volcano is nearly back to background levels, according to the Alaska Volcano Observatory, but scientists have now completed an in-depth analysis that shows new information for the island near Sitka.
Tensions are flaring in the Alaska House over masking rules imposed during a COVID-19 outbreak, with floor sessions cut short or canceled and minority Republicans decrying what they call delay tactics with the chamber yet to debate a state spending package.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy is proposing a temporary suspension of Alaska’s 8 cents per gallon motor fuel tax until June 2023, according to a letter he sent to the state Alaska House of Representatives on Friday.
Protecting oneself from scammers is what Consumer Protection Week is all about. The State of Alaska warns residents to be aware of when you should and should not give out your personal information over the phone.
An Alaska legislative committee has approved a $100,000 contract to hire a third-party law firm to investigate the circumstances around the ousting of Angela Rodell, the former executive director of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp.
On Friday, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that disasters took place in 14 fisheries across Alaska over the last four years, and will be eligible for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration disaster declaration funding requested by Gov. Mike Dunleavy.