Petition sponsors say recall about openness

Jan 19th 1:03 pm By Carey Restino

Unalaska petitioners say they've lost confidence in transparency of officials


Statewide Stories

Legislative report validates harassment complaints against former Rep. Westlake

January 19th 12:13 pm

JUNEAU — A newly released legislative report corroborates three women's complaints of unwanted sexual advances by Dean Westlake, the former Democratic representative from the village of Kiana in Northwest Alaska. In the report, Westlake, who resigned [...]

Opinion: Hawaii scare reminder of need for renewed diplomatic efforts

January 19th 12:12 pm

Last week, when thousands of people in Hawaii were waking to a message that their lives were in imminent danger, Alaskans were, for the most part, blissfully unaware until news started to circulate hours later. Not so, however, for those with loved ones on [...]

Opinion: Remembering Dr. King's dream

January 19th 12:12 pm

Editor's note: Martin Luther King Jr. made hundreds of speeches, but the one he made Aug. 28, 1963, from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., to a crowd of nearly 300,000 civil rights demonstrators is his best known. The "I Have a Dream" [...]

Opinion: Alaskans must invest in our own future

January 19th 12:11 pm

I have been a resident of this great land since 1949. I married a local, born-and-raised Alaskan girl. We raised eight children together, and they all still live in-state. I chose to become a loyal member of the Republican party more than 60 years ago, in [...]

18 months after former head of API quit, the problems still aren't fixed

January 19th 12:11 pm

The former CEO of Alaska Psychiatric Institute resigned in 2016 partly because state officials denied the resources necessary to keep the state mental hospital safe and maintain the quality of care. I heard from her, Dr. Melissa Ring, along with former [...]

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Pebble puts a plan on table

January 12th 12:40 pm

Application provides details about massive copper and gold mine

Snow crab landing in Bering Sea

January 19th 12:13 pm

The Bering Sea opilio snow crab fishery is slowly moving forward, with 2 percent of the quota landed. Eight vessels made nine landings for a total weight in the past week of some 471,000 pounds, from a quota of 18.5 million pounds, according to the Alaska [...]

Ravn Alaska prepares for Bristol Bay routes

January 19th 12:14 pm

On Thursday, Ravn Alaska executives and staff will be in Bristol Bay to meet and greet with the communities they will begin offering regular service to next month. "We're really excited, this is the first new route we've put in place for six years now," [...]

Opinion: Alaskans must invest in our own future

January 19th 12:11 pm

I have been a resident of this great land since 1949. I married a local, born-and-raised Alaskan girl. We raised eight children together, and they all still live in-state. I chose to become a loyal member of the Republican party more than 60 years ago, in [...]

In Brief

January 19th 12:17 pm

Young Koliganek man dies on hunting trip By KDLG NEWS A young man from Koliganek died a week ago Wednesday during a hunting trip not far from the village. State troopers said Jarius Nelson, 23, did not return from the short outing by dark. He had left on [...]

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