A union has reached a deal with Alaska Airlines for a two-year contract extension that provides substantial raises for 5,300 gate agents, stores personnel and office staff, as well as for ramp workers who load cargo.
Superior Court Judge Thomas Matthews previously ruled a majority of members on the Alaska Redistricting Board appeared to have adopted a map that splits the Eagle River area into two Senate districts for political reasons.
Superior court Judge Josie Garton issued written order Tuesday saying that Planned Parenthood Great Northwest, Hawaii, Alaska, Indiana and Kentucky has shown it is likely to succeed on the merits of its claim that prohibiting advanced practice clinicians from providing medication abortion violates patient privacy rights under the Alaska Constitution.
The global death toll from COVID-19 topped 5 million on Monday, less than two years into a crisis that has not only devastated poor countries but also humbled wealthy ones with first-rate health care systems.
Chicago Blackhawks general manager and president of hockey operations Stan Bowman has resigned after an investigation found he was among a group of leaders who failed to respond promptly to allegations that an assistant coach sexually assaulted a player in 2010.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is expected to reevaluate a Trump-era environmental review that provided a basis for plans to open an additional roughly 6.8 million acres in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska to oil and gas leasing.
A candidate for a U.S. Senate seat in Alaska has previously written articles in support of an organization that espoused gay conversion therapy, questioned the integrity of elections and described the “Twilight” books and movies as evil.
The release of coronavirus vaccines and widespread immunization led organizers to announce Thursday that the largest gathering of Alaska Natives in southeast Alaska will return to an in-person event in 2022.