NOTN 5-23

    News of the North

    Tuesday, May 23rd, 2023 - 9 minutes

    A section of Alaska’s newly passed state budget could turn into a windfall for state residents.

    Called a “waterfall provision” by legislators, it calls for a payment of up to $500 for eligible residents in 2024 on top of the year’s Permanent Fund dividend.

    Alaska's push to become a bigger player in the clean energy market is in the spotlight this week at a conference convened by Gov. Dunleavy even as the state continues to embrace new fossil fuel production.

    Christy Ciambor and Paul Douglas came onto Action Line yesterday to talk about the Douglas-Dornan Foundation Fund as well as upcoming grants from the Juneau Community Foundation.

    Coach Sjoroos of the Juneau Huskies came onto capital chat ahead of the upcoming alumni game this Friday.

    The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Coast Guard has granted the M/V Hubbard its Certificate of Inspection (COI), marking a significant achievement for the vessel and her crew.

    Lots of Americans will be hitting the road this upcoming weekend for Memorial Day. This year there is not a huge spike in gas prices being seen

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