| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Whether it's trolling the depths of Alaska’s oceans for gold or chasing down outlaws along interior highways; the last frontier has become the first choice for reality TV shows, documentaries and movies in recent years.
Some of those filming...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:37 PM
As Senate Bill 21 makes its way through the committee process, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are taking a closer look at the bill. "I haven't been convinced that progressivity should be thrown out,” said Senator Anna Fairclough (R-Eagle...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 9:08 PM
Silver Alert - it’s like Amber Alert, but for vulnerable adults.
A new bill introduced Friday in Juneau aims to create a similar notification system to Amber Alert but for vulnerable elderly Alaskans.
According to Sen. Johnny Ellis, D-Anchorage,...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 5:31 AM
Anchorage Senator Johnny Ellis will be the Senate minority leader during the upcoming legislative session.
Ellis' office confirmed Monday that Ellis would be the Democratic leader during the session, beginning Tuesday.
Republicans took control of...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The new Senate minority leader says his caucus wants to be part of the oil tax debate.
In a floor speech Tuesday, Senator Johnny Ellis asked the majority to take the minority up on its ideas on how to increase oil production. He said his colleagues...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Rumrunner's Old Towne Bar and Grill in Downtown Anchorage has come under fire from state lawmakers, citing violent incidents that have occurred at the establishment.
Rep. Les Gara and Sen. Johnny Ellis, who both represent the Downtown area, sent a...
| Apr 19, 2010
Lawmakers and their staff are packing up and heading home after a busy 90-day legislative session, which ended very early Monday morning.
Legislators and staffers used every minute they could and then some -- no matter how fast lawmakers worked in...