By Zack Colman | 07/18/14 12:55 PM
The EPA proposed restrictions on building a large copper-and-gold mine Friday slated for a watershed in southwest Alaska that's pitted environmental groups and industry against each other regarding the EPA's authority to veto such projects.
By Zack Colman | 07/17/14 02:49 PM
A long-sought road through a national wildlife refuge has put distance between the Republican U.S. senator from Alaska and the interior secretary.
By Zack Colman | 07/17/14 02:47 PM
Lisa Murkowski's name is etched in a slab of sidewalk just blocks from the Capitol.
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/17/14 03:45 PM
Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell has made opposition to the 2009 stimulus part of his campaign for a Republican Senate nomination. But he also served on the board of a company that took stimulus funds.
By David M. Drucker | 07/14/14 08:35 AM
Elected six years ago, Sen. Mark Begich is still waiting for a vote on any of his amendments.
By Becket Adams | 07/09/14 02:58 PM
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is the politician Americans most want to stop talking, according to a Wall Street Journal/NBC News survey that polled voters on their opinion of six public figures.
07/08/14 04:30 PM
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Gov. Sean Parnell said he will not use state resources to study the implications of legalizing marijuana unless voters approve a pot initiative this fall. Parnell said he would work to implement the initiative if it passes in November; the Republican also is up for...
By Ashe Schow | 07/03/14 01:51 PM
Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, mocked Sen. Claire McCaskill's investigation into Alaskan contracting practices by saying the Missouri senator "has trouble understanding Alaska history."
06/30/14 11:15 PM
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A state official says a tentative three-year agreement has been reached with the last of the unions representing Alaska Marine Highway System workers. Department of Administration Commissioner Curtis Thayer said the state and Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association...
06/25/14 05:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday it's can't find emails from a former biologist who was evaluating the impact of a large gold and copper mine proposed in southwest Alaska. EPA administrator Gina McCarthy told a House oversight committee that the agency to...
By Sean Higgins | 06/25/14 04:59 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency is now using the same excuse as the IRS is using in response to a Congressional subpoena: the computer ate our homework.
06/24/14 07:30 AM
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A little thing like a flooded creek was not enough to keep an Alaska restaurant owner from delivering Thai ribs and fried rice to stranded customers over the weekend. Anuson "Knott" Poolsawat, owner of Knott's Take Out in North Pole, forded the swollen waters of Clear...
By Spencer Brown | 06/10/14 04:30 PM
The largest oil field facility in North America on Alaska's North Slope will soon be patrolled in part by an unmanned aerial vehicle called the Puma. BP PLC will begin using the drone made by AeroVironment for monitoring field operations at Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, after getting approval from the...
By Betsy Woodruff and David M. Drucker | 06/09/14 04:45 PM
An online campaign to draft Sarah Palin into running for the U.S. Senate was a long-shot. Some Republicans say it was also an unnecessary distraction -- and probably nothing more than a ruse to raise money by an obscure Tea Party organization.
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