by Andrew Kitchenman, Alaska Public Media & KTOO, Juneau | Oct 16, 2018 | Local News
Byron Mallott resigned suddenly today as lieutenant governor, over "inappropriate comments" he recently made. State Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson was sworn in during a ceremony in Anchorage today to replace Mallott.
Sitka’s salmon fishermen are worried about the state’s strategy for renegotiating the Pacific Salmon Treaty. The fleet took to the seas yesterday (06-20-18) to send Governor Bill Walker a strong message not to sign “a bad treaty.”
The U.S. State Department will not propose putting Southeast Alaska’s transboundary mine conflict before the International Joint Commission. That’s the U.S.-Canada panel that addresses cross-border water issues.