Author Archives: Leila Kheiry
If passed, Proposition 3 would raise the minimum wage by $1 in 2015 and another dollar in 2016. After that, the state’s minimum wage would be adjusted to rise with inflation, but must always be at least a dollar above the national minimum wage.
Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell announced this year’s Permanent Fund Dividend amount during a news conference Wednesday morning.
A California couple faces multiple felony drug charges after allegedly attempting to smuggle more than 55 grams of methamphetamine into Ketchikan.
The State of Alaska filed motions in federal court Monday to participate in lawsuits that seek to halt or delay the U.S. Forest Service’s planned Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island.
Statewide, municipal elections are set for Oct. 7. Most Prince of Wales Island communities have closed their filing periods for that election. Here’s a rundown on who is running for office in some of those communities.