By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:27 PM
The state of Alaska has sued current and former owners of a North Pole refinery, claiming both caused or failed to stop a chemical spill that has damaged soil and groundwater.
By Associated Press | 03/04/14 09:08 AM
The House Finance Committee on Monday proposed a $9.1 billion state operating budget, about $1.3 billion less than the authorized level of spending at the start of the current fiscal year.
By Jack Rafuse | 02/28/14 07:01 PM
With the rest of the nation consumed in a debate over building the final leg of the $5 billion Keystone XL pipeline, very little attention was given to a historic announcement made last month by Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell. Parnell announced plans to take a $5.75 billion stake in the construction...
By Zack Colman | 02/28/14 02:15 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency said it would block construction of a controversial copper and gold mine in Alaska that has brought intense lobbying and congressional scrutiny in a move that industry officials say amounts to an illegal, "pre-emptive" action. The EPA said Friday that it...
02/19/14 11:30 PM
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Federal agencies are ready to work on an Alaska liquefied natural gas project but don't want another false start, state lawmakers were told Wednesday. In testimony submitted to the Senate Finance Committee, Larry Persily, the federal coordinator of Alaska gas pipeline...
02/19/14 03:45 PM
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski told Alaska lawmakers Wednesday that the state must be aggressive in developing lands where it has some control. Murkowski, in an address to a joint session of the Alaska Legislature, said she admired lawmakers' courage in passing an oil tax cut...
By Associated Press | 02/18/14 09:15 AM
In 2010, the state adopted an energy policy that, among other things, set a goal of having 50 percent Alaska's electric generation come from renewable and alternative energy sources by 2025.
By Associated Press | 02/14/14 09:49 AM
Sullivan, in the ad, talks about his love for his wife, the state and the country. But he says he says he hates what "Washington politicians" are doing to Alaska and the country.
By Paul Bedard | 02/09/14 01:08 PM
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's long fall in popularity back home has hit a new low, one that could spell an end to the buzz she's considering a presidential bid in 2016.
By Associated Press | 02/01/14 01:26 PM
The Army is flying a new bird over south central Alaska — and the pilots sit in the back of a Humvee.
By Charlie Spiering | 01/29/14 08:59 AM
In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper and Dana Bash, Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, said if President Obama wanted to come to Alaska, he would "drag him around" the state to show him why so many of his policies are wrong.
By Zack Colman | 01/24/14 11:37 AM
Environmental groups plan to pressure the White House to block offshore drilling in the Arctic as Royal Dutch Shell gears up to start drilling there this summer. Shell, which was awarded the first U.S. lease to drill in the Arctic, has submitted a revised plan to the Interior Department's...
By Joel Gehrke | 03/08/14
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