The overall capital budget approved Saturday by the Senate totals $1.6 billion, with about 85 percent of that coming from the federal government. The House has not yet approved a capital budget.
A Houghtaling Elementary School safety committee member says volunteer crossing guards have helped, but a new drop-off area is still needed for a long-term fix.
The Assembly approved both in first reading during its May 2 meeting. Members get another look at them on Monday, and the public will get a chance to weigh in during each ordinance's public hearing.
Ketchikan Museums staff has been working to catalog, document and store totem pole fragments that have been in the museum’s collection for 40 years. The fragments can provide details lost on many of the larger poles.
According to the online Troopers dispatch, about 200 gallons of fuel was taken from a home heating fuel tank between May 7th and May 12th.
According to the Alaska State Troopers online dispatch, a report came in about 4:20 p.m. that a southbound Mazda had rear-ended a truck that had stopped to wait for the car ahead to turn.
Friday morning, Transportation Security Administration officials and Alaska Airlines announced that for the next few days, travelers should arrive at the airport three hours before their scheduled departure time to make sure they are able to get through screening in time to catch their flight.
Tamales will save a long-planned totem pole project at Schoenbar Middle School if grant funding falls short.
Tlingit leader John Borbridge Jr. died Tuesday. He was a significant player in the campaign for Alaska Native land rights.
A Hydaburg weaver is among the artists chosen for this year's awards.