Appropriations bill funds new polar icebreaker, Alaska shore-side facilities
The appropriations package the Senate passed to end the partial government shutdown last month included hundreds of millions of dollars for a new polar icebreaker. Senator Dan Sullivan praised the move in a release sent Wednesday.
Dunleavy's effort to force out-of-state sex offenders to register excludes juvenile crimes
A sex offender from Iowa said he chose to move to Alaska believing he wouldn't have to register as a sex offender. He was right — and it's a reality that would continue, even if the governor's crime bills become law.
Pot industry questions Dunleavy's Control Board pick
The Alaska Marijuana Industry Association is asking Governor Dunleavy to reconsider appointing Vivian Stiver to the state's marijuana control board (MCB), calling her a prohibitionist aiming to halt industry progress. "The question is, why so early in the
Dunleavy declares 'war on criminals' during first State of the State address
"But let me be perfectly clear," he warned, "If you are a criminal, this is going to be a very dangerous place for you, starting now. I strongly suggest you get out while you can. No more coddling, no more excuses. Your days are over."