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9/30/14 - U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski wants to see Dan Sullivan in U.S. Senate

Sep 30, 2014

Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said in a press conference in Anchorage yesterday she wants to see Republican Dan Sullivan as her partner in the Senate. Incumbent Sen. Mark Begich, a Democrat, has been touting his cooperation with Murkowski.

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Republican Sean Parnell clashed with Independent gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker during a debate in Juneau yesterday. Walker said the state is in a fiscal crisis. But Parnell said Walker has offered no solid plans on how to address the budget deficit.

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Freshmen at the University of Alaska Southeast are learning about what constitutes consent when it comes to sex. Federal guidelines require colleges to talk with with students about consent as part of a crackdown on sexual violence on college campuses.

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As KTOO's Lisa Phu reports, Sealaska Heritage Institute is incorporating a traditional Native carving method into the building of the Walter Soboleff Center in Juneau. Tlingit carver Wayne Price, of Haines, is using an adze, a tool used by his ancestors for thousands of  years to chip cedar.