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House votes to keep Pioneer Homes affordable

By a vote of 35-4, the Alaska House of Representatives elected on Friday, May 10 to keep Pioneer Homes affordable by limiting future cost increases to match inflation.

Alaska Native Heritage Month bill passes Legislature

Legislation to permanently establish November as Alaska Native Heritage Month has passed both houses of the Legislature and now awaits approval from Gov. Mike Dunleavy.

Alaska Vaccine Assessment Program renewed

Legislators have approved renewal of the state’s immunization program in the Department of Health and Social Services, which was set to expire on Jan. 1, 2021.

Katie John Day bill passes House

Alaska’s House of Representatives has passed a bill to establish Katie John Day annually on May 31, a tribute to an Athabascan elder whose advocacy of Native rights made her a hero to people around the world.

HJR 18 would prevent overspending Permanent Fund

House Joint Resolution 18, introduced on April 25 by Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, D-Sitka, would limit draws from the Alaska Permanent Fund to no more...

House resolution celebrates sustainable wild salmon

A resolution celebrating the sustainable wild salmon industry and its health and social benefits to the nation, in conjunction with the International Year of...

From sourdoughs to cyber-space

Last summer a Main Street landmark was abandoned and taken over by the city in foreclosure proceedings. Famous for the sourdoughs in its eclectic backroom...

Bristol Bay fisheries issues heard by House Resources

Concerns over the draft environmental impact statement for the proposed Pebble mine and the May 30 deadline for public comment on the document are...

ASMI reports to House Fisheries Committee

In its update to the Alaska House Fisheries Committee, the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute had good news about Asian market sales and the appeal...

House creates Special Committee on Tribal Affairs

A first ever House Special Committee on Tribal Affairs created on Feb. 25 will deal with basic critical issues including health, children’s services, law...