| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:56 AM
A spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell says he continues to support a so-called "Stand Your Ground" law in Alaska.
Sharon Leighow says Parnell's position hasn't changed since last month, when he signed legislation allowing for use of deadly force in self-...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Sunday (July 21) marked first day of Alaska Rail Safety Awareness week as proclaimed by Governor Sean Parnell.
The rail safety week will serve as part of the summer rail public education campaign by the Alaska railroad and operation lifesaver...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:27 AM
The Governor's Family Picnics get under way this week.
The first of the five picnics is scheduled for Friday at the Alaska State Fairgrounds in Palmer. Picnics also are planned for Saturday in Anchorage and Sunday in Fairbanks, with picnics Tuesday in...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Two proposed Alaska Marine Highway System ferries will be more cost-effective and flexible than the single larger vessel originally planned, according to documents released by state officials Monday.
In a Friday design concept report on the vessels...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Dozens gathered Saturday afternoon at the Division of Elections' Absentee and Petition Office at Ship Creek to submit signed petitions containing thousands of signatures with the hopes of placing the future of Alaska's economy into the hands of voters....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Gov. Sean Parnell has signed legislation creating an Amber Alert-type system for missing vulnerable adults.
HB59, from Rep. Max Gruenberg, is the so-called "silver alert" bill. It won broad bipartisan support in the state Legislature.
| Jul 11, 2013
| 11:24 AM
An organizer of the effort to repeal a tax cut for oil companies says he expect his group will collect enough signatures before Saturday's deadline to put a referendum before voters.
Pat Lavin tells the Anchorage Daily News that he estimates Vote Yes...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Gov. Sean Parnell signed Senate Bill 57 into law Wednesday, changing the date that school districts have to notify teachers of layoffs or non-retention from March 16 to May 15. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens (R-Kodiak), is designed to prevent...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 5:13 PM
New numbers show a growing number of Alaskans are giving away some or all of their PFDs to charity.
The Pick.Click.Give program said participation has more than doubled in the past year, with more than 3.5 percent of residents now choosing to help any...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 5:22 PM
What started as a perceived weakness for Governor Sean Parnell’s Fish and Game commissioner pick has turned into one of Cora Campbell’s strengths; her age.
The House Resources Committee Friday voted to confirm Campbell, who many people...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 3:50 PM
Alaska lawmakers heard from representatives of several Alaska Native regional corporations Monday about the state's recent decline in oil production. The Legislature is trying to answer a simple question: will lower oil taxes spur production and...