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Global race to boost electric vehicle range in cold weather
Longer trips can be difficult in the coldest weather.
Alaska rights commission limits LGBTQ+ discrimination cases
ANCHORAGE — Alaska’s human rights commission has reversed an earlier policy and now is only investigating LGBTQ+ discrimination complaints related to workplace discrimination and not… Continue reading
Free trapping licenses for vets is first bill to pass full Legislature
No-cost measure passed unanimously would be Juneau Sen. Jesse Kiehl’s third bill to become law
Rapes and aggravated assaults push Alaska’s violent-crime rates up; property-crime rates fall
Alaska’s rate of violent crimes has increased, a contrast to the national trends, and the increase is driven by extremely high rates of rape and… Continue reading
State lawmakers propose pension plan for state workers
Half of the Senate’s 20 members have signed onto the bill.
Rally for disability services plows ahead despite weather
About 20 people make their way to Capitol to seek solutions for service shortages.
Biden faces dilemma in fight over Willow project
A decision could come by early March.
Ukrainians get Capitol welcome on war anniversary
Six of the people living in Juneau after fleeing war-torn homeland get standing ovation from Senate
Protesters denounce Eastman’s child abuse questions
State representative, censured for asking if dead children save money, subject of demonstration.
Braking news: Bill would define e-bikes same as bicycles
Increasingly popular way to ride currently undefined in state law.
Murkowski gives Legislature ‘tough love’ in speech
U.S. senator asks state lawmakers to make federal funds count in speech.
Eastman gets 2nd censure for questions about dead abused children
Controversial Wasilla legislator causes uproar by asking if deaths offer economic benefits
Weiss tapped to be first-ever liaison for UA program that recruits, trains teachers
It’s a new role for the departing Juneau superintendent.
Sky’s the limit for recovering UA, president says
“State of the University” highlights fiscal and enrollment stability, unique programs such as drones
Lawmaker says ban on conversion therapy can help address LGBTQ+ youth suicide
The bill, sponsored by Juneau Rep. Sara Hannan, awaits a House committee hearing.
COVID-19 stable in AK; flu and RSV in steep decline
KENAI — Flu and respiratory syncytial virus have both seen a steep decline in Alaska, health officials said on a recent Public Health ECHO, held… Continue reading
A Mary Friday at the Alaska State Capitol
Kuspuks abound as Peltola invokes “Alaska model” of cooperation in congressional speech to Legislature
Going through fire and water to fight PFAS
Ban on “forever chemicals” for most firefighting sought by Kiehl part of much bigger overhaul effort
New elections director says political ties won’t affect her work
Carol Beecher, a GOP donor, declines to say if she believes recent elections were fairly conducted
DOJ faults Alaska district for use of seclusion, restraints
Since 2017, five other school districts have entered into agreements with the department.