Senator Donny Olson joined Republicans in the Senate majority last month, and with that move came funds for one more staffer.
The Senate Majority got a little bit bigger last week when Democrat Donny Olson announced his move from the minority.
The city’s top priority is continuing with ongoing water and sewer upgrades, but even modest projects are uncertain in the face of a potential $3 billion deficit due to falling oil prices.
Foster looks to his seat on the Transportation committee and his ties to the House majority; Olson won’t be caucusing with the Senator Majority, but will keep key seat on Finance committee.
Even while celebrating the legal victory of Katie John, many at AFN recognized the challenges to food security posed by climate change that still lie ahead.
State energy subsidies are going down, which means energy costs in Nome are going up.
In Monday’s news: House panel advanced “stand your ground” bill; Bethel police officer who shot and killed man in October found to be justified in actions;…