More than 25 million people relied on loans from those close to them to meet spending needs, according to the Census Bureau’s latest household pulse survey on finances. That figure is up from 19.1 million people from the same time last year.
Robert Herrick, a research professor who specializes in planetary resurfacing histories at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, will be part of not one, but two missions to Venus so that we may unravel the planet’s geologic history.
A total of 21 mushers have signed up for the 51st running of the historic Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, including defending champion Brent Sass, who did so remotely, as the lone competitor to have previously won the 1,000-mile trek to Nome.
Just over two years ago, then-President Donald Trump pledged to come to Alaska to campaign against Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, as she ran for reelection. Now, Trump is set to fulfill his pledge in a rally set to be held next Saturday.
Fifteen Alaska local governments are set to share around $300 million to pay for old school construction costs as part of the budget passed by the Alaska Legislature last month that was signed into law by Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Tuesday.
The Alaska Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Forestry has a new focus on combating wildfires by using emergency firefighters to conduct preventative efforts to reduce large, complex wildfires during the summer months
A father’s six-year fight to expose what he calls “potentially deadly guardrails” came to an end on Tuesday in a Tennessee courtroom. Steve Eimers sued Lindsay Corporation, the manufacturer of the X-Lite guardrail, after his 17-year-old daughter, Hannah, was killed when her car slammed into an X-Lite guardrail in Tennessee in 2016.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy has signed the budget for the fiscal year that starts on Friday, announcing over $400 million in vetoes to a spending plan that is partly predicated on the continuation of high oil prices.
Rising inflation has changed the way consumers save money, according to NerdWallet. Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa has expert advice on how you can take advantage of increasing interest rates, while staying prepared for emergencies.
With little notice that the mayor’s office has decided to use the East Anchorage park for authorized use for homeless individuals this summer, it is causing alarm from community leaders, who now have decided to take action.
Akis Gialopsos currently serves as deputy chief of staff for Gov. Dunleavy, as well as legislative director. Gialopsos also spent time as chief of staff to Cathy Giessel, at the time the president of the state Senate of the 31st Alaska Legislature.