Latest Alaska state government News

Students walk out of schools across Alaska to protest the governor's veto of education package

Apr. 04, 2024 21:05 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Students in Alaska's capital walked out of school Thursday and marched through the halls of the statehouse to protest Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy's latest education veto and the Legislature's failure to override it. The walkout was part of a protest...

Robot disguised as a coyote or fox will scare wildlife away from runways at Alaska airport

Mar. 29, 2024 17:11 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A headless robot about the size of a labrador retriever will be camouflaged as a coyote or fox to ward off migratory birds and other wildlife at Alaska's second largest airport, a state agency said. The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public...