Federal employees furloughed as government shutdown continues

Many of Alaska’s federal employees will not be able to return to work Monday unless Congress reaches a budget agreement that reopens the government before then.


Both of Alaska's U.S. senators voted in favor of the the short-term spending bill that would have prevented a government shutdown, and both of them expressed frustration with the outcome of Friday night's heated debate and eventual defeat of the measure.


Working to complete missions, the Alaska Robot Rendezvous hosted by the Juneau Economic Development Council held the state-wide FIRST® LEGO® League Invitational Championship Tournament.



Hundreds of people turned out on Saturday for the Women's March on Alaska in Anchorage. The theme of the event was power to the polls, which aimed to get more marginalized people to the ballot box.


Cold temperatures strengthen through the next week


Stassel takes fifth in final Olympic snowboard qualifier


Knights of Columbus rally for pro-life issues


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HIGHLIGHTS: Uaa Men take down Simon Fraser


Members of Chilkoot tribe want sales of "counterfeit Native art" to stop


Akiak man faces charges for alleged death threats toward Troopers


Blaze at firecracker factory outside Indian capital kills 17


January is Cervical Health Awareness Month


People Mover Bus hit in Fairview crash


WOMEN'S MARCHES: New Jersey first lady a sexual assault victim


A day of remembrance and celebration at the Alaska Zoo


12 sled dogs pack into a Prius for the start of a race


SHUTDOWN: Congress seems no closer to reopening government


Kenai officials explore permits for dip net fishery vendors


Assembly seeks public testimony in power companies proposal


UPDATE: Martin Luther King Jr. sites closed by shutdown


US government shuts down as Congress fails to pass spending bill


Governor's race looms over Juneau


Oil, the pipeline, hardwork and a shaved head


Ramp agents charged with massive theft of computers headed for Alaska schools


Mayor Berkowitz, challenger Rebecca Logan, focus on Anchorage crime in upcoming mayoral election


December unemployment rate is highest in 5 years


Influenza reported in every area of the state


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