The Alaska Legislature adjourned on time Sunday after finishing a tremendous amount of work on some of the state’s most important issues, including reforming oil taxes, advancing a natural gas pipeline, providing energy and air quality relief to Interior Alaska, and holding the line on state spending.
The votes are in. Amy Demboski is Chugiak-Eagle River’s next Anchorage Assembly member. The municipal election was certified by the Assembly at its Tuesday, April 16 meeting, and Demboski was sworn in immediately after.
An Alaska-based military policeman will serve 16 years in prison and will be dishonorably discharged for selling secrets to an FBI undercover agent who he believed was a Russian spy, a panel of eight military members has decided.
The continuous 24-hour operational readiness exercise, Polar Force 13-3, came to a close Monday after a week of evaluating Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s Air Forces deployment capabilities, despite weather complications.
The 2012 elections brought new representation to the Alaska Senate, along with new leadership which made the First Session of the 28th Alaska Legislature far more productive than the last six years, a trend we want to see continue.
It is my pleasure to represent the constituents of District 26 in the Alaska House of Representatives on the issues that are important to them. This is a sampling of our work so far.
How many people can say they know how to safely operate an electric saw? How about install shingles? Or build a shed? A handful of Chugiak and Eagle River high-schoolers can.
Chugiak’s Jacob Bera, 35, was far from the finish line of the Boston Marathon when a series of explosions rocked the annual footrace Monday, April 15.
Members of the Chugiak Volunteer Fire Department are losing their hair. It’s not the stress of fighting fires and rescuing injured motorists, but a good cause that has the department about to undergo some serious ear-raising.