January 9, 2011, Juneau, Alaska â€“ Governor Sean Parnell ordered state flags lowered to half-staff on Thursday, January 12, in honor and memory of former State Representative Edmund â€œEdâ€ Orbeck. He passed away Friday morning in Arizona at the age of 96.
U.S. Sen. Mark Begich released the following statement Friday after the U.S. Department of Labor announced the economy added 200,000 jobs in December bringing unemployment to the lowest level in nearly three years.
Anchorage, Alaska â€“ The Department of Revenue Friday confirmed the State of Alaskaâ€™s bond rating has been upgraded to AAA, the highest grade, by Standard and Poorâ€™s (S&P) Ratings Services. This is the second AAA rating in the stateâ€™s history, which reflects the stateâ€™s practice of maintaining exceptionally large reserves, extensive fiscal flexibility, and despite […]
Plan details five-year strategy, 2012â€“2017 ANCHORAGE â€” Alaskaâ€™s Statewide Suicide Prevention Council released its new statewide suicide prevention plan, Casting the Net Upstream: Promoting Wellness to Prevent Suicide in Alaska, this week.