Coast Guard suspends search for overdue flight

Three Juneau residents were aboard medevac plane traveling from Anchorage to Kake.

Kelly Tshibaka was appointed to serve as the next commissioner of the Alaska Department of Administration. (Courtesy photo | Dunleavy administration)

Governor tabs new Administration commissioner

She has extensive federal government experience.

Kelly Tshibaka was appointed to serve as the next commissioner of the Alaska Department of Administration. (Courtesy photo | Dunleavy administration)
Brig. Gen. Torrence Saxe, commissioner designee of Alaska Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, directs Alaskans in need of earthquake assistance to go to ready.alaska.gov. Gov. Mike Dunleavy had just announced that President Donald Trump is sending relief, by way of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. (Kevin Baird | Juneau Empire)
Brig. Gen. Torrence Saxe, commissioner designee of Alaska Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, directs Alaskans in need of earthquake assistance to go to ready.alaska.gov. Gov. Mike Dunleavy had just announced that President Donald Trump is sending relief, by way of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. (Kevin Baird | Juneau Empire)

Capitol Live: What’s happening at the Capitol today

Get the latest on what’s happening on the hill.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy, left, listens as Attorney General Kevin Clarkson describes three constitutional amendments that would be a foundation of his administration’s fiscal plan during a press conference at the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy, left, listens as Attorney General Kevin Clarkson describes three constitutional amendments that would be a foundation of his administration’s fiscal plan during a press conference at the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy is greeted by people attending the Alaskans for Life, Inc. annual Rally for Life in front of the Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dunleavy announces latest round of appointments

From dental examiners to real estate.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy is greeted by people attending the Alaskans for Life, Inc. annual Rally for Life in front of the Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Dan Robinson, chief of research and analysis for the Department of Labor & Workforce Development, gives a 2019 Alaska Job Forecast and Outlook presentation at the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Dan Robinson, chief of research and analysis for the Department of Labor & Workforce Development, gives a 2019 Alaska Job Forecast and Outlook presentation at the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dunleavy picks shake up board regulating marijuana

The board could be shifting right.

Commissioner Designee Bruce Tangeman presents the state’s revenue forecast to the Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Commissioner Designee Bruce Tangeman presents the state’s revenue forecast to the Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Alaska attorney general says he can set aside personal views on abortion

Kevin Clarkson said the attorney general’s job is to respect the law.

Alaska Raptor Center recovers five dead eagles, one alive in Sitka

The center has picked up 20 eagles, dead and alive, this year.

Rep. David Talerico, R-Healy, speaks during a press conference with Rep. Sarah Vance, R-Homer, left, and Rep. Colleen Sullivan-Leonard, R-Wasilla,at the Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Rep. David Talerico, R-Healy, speaks during a press conference with Rep. Sarah Vance, R-Homer, left, and Rep. Colleen Sullivan-Leonard, R-Wasilla,at the Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy, with his wife, Rose, anounces the proclamation of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 2019 Community Celebration at St. Paul’s Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy, with his wife, Rose, anounces the proclamation of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 2019 Community Celebration at St. Paul’s Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Rep. Matt Claman, D-Anchorage, center, speaks from a panel of the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission during a listening session at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Rep. Matt Claman, D-Anchorage, center, speaks from a panel of the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission during a listening session at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)