Tlingit artist Preston Singletary to visit University of Alaska Southeast
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Preston Singletary, a world-renowned Tlingit artist, visited the University of Alaska Southeast's Juneau campus while in town this semester.
After 20 years, Washington tribe hopes to hunt whales again
Seattle (AP) - The Makah Tribe — the only American Indians with a treaty right to hunt whales — are still waiting for government permission to hunt again as their people historically did.
CBJ leaders headed to Anchorage for AML meeting
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Assembly calendar for next week is bare since members and key staff in Anchorage to attend a meeting of the Alaska Municipal League.
Arguments set for January in Dunleavy recall case
Juneau, Alaska (AP) - A judge in Anchorage has set arguments for January in a case challenging the state’s rejection of an effort to recall Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy.
State official says BP sale of Alaska assets to advance
Anchorage, Alaska (AP) - An Alaska state official says the Federal Trade Commission will let BP’s planned sale of its Alaska oil assets to Hilcorp Alaska advance.
Update: Gov. Dunleavy appoints new AMCO director
Juneau, Alaska (AP) - Governor Mike Dunleavy appointed Glen Klinkhart as the Interim Director of AMCO on Thursday.
Sitka's Public Safety Academy to graduate 26 new officers
Sitka, Alaska (KINY) - A full house is expected Friday afternoon at the Sheet’ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi Tribal Community House as 26 newly-minted law enforcement officers march across the stage to receive their badges.
New businesses focus of Chamber presentation
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Four local entrepreneurs were the focus of the weekly luncheon of the Greater Juneau Chamber of Commerce.
Alaska ferry system study looks at aging fleet, fewer riders
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Department of Transportation is considering how to act on a study addressing issues within the Alaska Marine Highway System, including an aging fleet and decreased ridership, officials said.
McConnell out as alcohol, marijuana regulatory director
Juneau, Alaska (AP) - The board that regulates Alaska’s legal marijuana industry voted to fire the director it shares with state alcohol regulators.
Cycle Alaska wins national recognition for bike shop
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The National Bicycle Dealers Association has certified Juneau’s Cycle Alaska as being among the top local bicycle retailers in the United States.
Report: Alaska could turn strangely warm while Lower 48 shivers
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - As cold air spills into the Lower 48, a spell of warmer air will sweep through Alaska early this week, with temperatures expected to climb up to 30 degrees above average in some areas.