Category: State

Diocese finds ‘credible evidence’ of sexual misconduct

By Leigh Armstrong After a nine-month investigation, the Catholic Diocese of Juneau “determined that there is credible evidence” that seven men who served the diocese in the past 60 years “engaged in sexual misconduct against...

Study tracks regional eulachon population for first time

By Lilly Milman An ongoing study of Southeast Alaska rivers is using new environmental DNA (eDNA) sampling to track the region’s population of eulachon, also called hooligan or candlefish, for the first time. Two of the marine...

Governor vetoes budget patch for ferries

By Leigh Armstrong Gov. Mike Dunleavy vetoed additional funding for the Alaska Marine Highway System that was added in by the Legislature.  The Legislature last month approved an additional $5 million for the ferry budget...

Skagway joins statewide effort to recall Gov. Dunleavy

By Lilly Milman Volunteers in Skagway have submitted about 210 petition signatures to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy since the statewide campaign launched Aug. 1, a strong effort in the community where voters cast 388 ballots in the...

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