Flags to be lowered for former Legislator, John Sackett on Monday
Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - Governor Dunleavy has ordered US and state flags to fly at half-staff on Monday, March 8, to honor the passing of former state Legislator, John Sackett.
No cases for Thursday in Juneau
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - There were no new cases of COVID-19 in Juneau on Thursday, March 4.
Alert level raised after explosion at remote Alaska volcano
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Officials at the Alaska Volcano Observatory have raised the alert level after a small explosion was recorded at a remote volcano.
Vessel sinks near Sitka, spilling diesel
Sitka, Alaska (KINY) - Coast Guard Sector Juneau received a report on February 26 that 52-foot fishing vessel, Haida Lady, sank between Cobb Island and Silver Point South of Sitka.
Avalanche control work conducted on Thane Road
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thane Road was closed again Thursday morning for additional avalanche control work by the State Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.
Alaska's Murkowski the difference in committee vote on Interior Secretary's nomination
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Congresswoman Deb Haaland has cleared one hurdle in the path to become the first Native American to serve as the Secretary of the Interior. The Senate Energy Committee voted Thursday, in an 11-to-9 vote, with one Republican - Lisa Murkowski of Alaska - voting "yes."
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President Biden Visiting Southeast Alaska Isn't Enough
A President Biden visit Juneau to see the negative impact the lack of tourism has had on Juneau isn’t enough.
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Critical Budget Choices Ahead for Alaska Lawmakers
Each lawmaker is about to spend some intense time negotiating with 59 other legislators and the governor. Each will be working toward what they individually believe will be best for Alaskans, balanced with their campaign promises and self-confidence that they have the answers.
The Necessity of Surveying Alaska Natives in the Selection of Judges
A month ago, KINYradio.com published a copy of my November 19 letter to Governor Dunleavy requesting that he refrain from filling the newly created vacancy on the Court of Appeals until the Alaska Judicial Council (“AJC”) had corrected the flaws in their list of nominees.
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