Bond-rating agencies give positive ratings for Municipality of Anchorage

Bond-rating agencies give positive ratings for Municipality of Anchorage

This week two of the largest bond rating agencies in the United States released their 2019 ratings for the Municipality of Anchorage and the outlook is positive.

Budget cuts force shutdown of winter ferry service for several communities

Budget cuts force shutdown of winter ferry service for several communities

Many people will have to find others ways to to get from some parts of Alaska to others this winter. Chenega Bay, Cordova, Tatitlek, Valdez and Whittier lose service starting October 1st.

Pioneer Home rate increases to take effect Sunday

Pioneer Home rate increases to take effect Sunday

Many residents will find their monthly bills thousands of dollars higher.

Johnsen, University of Alaska Board of Regents nearing big budget decisions

Johnsen, University of Alaska Board of Regents nearing big budget decisions

The next board meeting will take place Sept. 12, while the big decision comes in November. 

Back to school for UAA students, ending angst-ridden 7 months

Back to school for UAA students, ending angst-ridden 7 months

Gov. Mike Dunleavy originally proposed a $135 million budget cut but later agreed to $70 million over three years.

Alaska governor cuts $5M in additional ferry service funding

Alaska governor cuts $5M in additional ferry service funding

Alaska's governor has vetoed additional funding for the state's ferry service that was placed in the budget by the Legislature.

Dunleavy defends vetoes, longstanding pursuits for full PFD

Dunleavy defends vetoes, longstanding pursuits for full PFD

Gov. Mike Dunleavy says lawmakers still have unfinished business with the Permanent Fund dividend appropriation

Dunleavy: Alaskans to get $1,600 dividend, but fall special session looms

Dunleavy: Alaskans to get $1,600 dividend, but fall special session looms

Dunleavy says he will "not let up," on getting a statutory Permanent Fund dividend.

Vetoes could impact Alaska's wildlife programs

Vetoes could impact Alaska's wildlife programs

Wildlife advocates are worried about the possible impact to Alaska's wildlife programs.

Homeless settle into new camp at Cuddy Park

Homeless settle into new camp at Cuddy Park

Most moved Thursday night as the Municipality of Anchorage ordered the campers to leave Valley of the Moon Park.