Archive of: Lunchbreak



Breaking News 2015

Board of Fish chair Johnstone resigns, replaced by Maw

Alaska Board of Fisheries Chairman Karl Johnstone has resigned. Gov. Bill Walker has named Roland Maw to replace him.

Breaking News 2015

New steps to boost private investment on infrastructure

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday announced new steps federal agencies are taking to attract private money for projects upgrading roads, bridges and other infrastructure.

Breaking News 2015

Buck up, profits down: High dollar dents US company earnings

WASHINGTON (AP) — The victims vary: Fast-food colossus McDonald's. Technology giant Oracle. Medical device maker Cooper Cos.

Breaking News 2015

Alaska seafood processor sells stake to StarKist owner

An Alaska seafood processor has sold a 12 percent stake to the parent company of StarKist Co., giving the South Korean tuna producer access to the salmon market.

Breaking News 2015

Medicare chief steps down, ran health care rollout

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare's top administrator unexpectedly resigned Friday, becoming the latest casualty in the turmoil over the president's health care law, which is still struggling for acceptance even as millions benefit from expanded coverage.

Breaking News 2015

Senator blasts discipline decision for Stevens' prosecutors

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said "righting" the Justice Department's disciplinary system will be a top priority as she considers the nomination of Loretta Lynch as attorney general.

July Issue 4 2014

Judge rules in favor of setnet ban ballot initiative

Voters could to be asked to decide whether to ban setnets in certain parts of Alaska under a court decision made today in Anchorage.

Breaking News 2014

Citing transparency, Walker fires three AGDC board members

Gov. Bill Walker’s already troubled relations with the new Legislature have just gotten a lot worse.

Breaking News 2014

Juneau slashes funding request

Juneau’s state funding requests are being axed after the state of Alaska recently announced an unexpected $3.5 billion deficit due to plummeting oil prices.