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State says Obama is breaking promise on Arctic refuge

...coastal plain, especially because it probably will not pass Congress.The move is a way to further lock up Alaska natural resources with executive action that bypasses congressional approval, Sullivan said."It's really this Obama two-step...
Alaska, Taiwan sign coal agreement meet that nation's energy needs at a reasonable cost, along with providing a new market for an abundant Alaska natural resource, the governor said. Murkowski said Taiwan's state energy utility, Taiwan Power Co., could use up to 4 million...
Alaska Digest the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. Wade also served three years as executive director of the Alaska Natural Resource and Outdoor Education Association. "Teachers got me hooked on the importance of conservation education," Wade...
Around Town

...Spring gathering for outdoor educators, 6-8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Sponsored by the Alaska Natural Resources and Outdoor Education Association. Details: Stephanie, 523-1119. Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p...
Local Briefs

...Tom Daschle, a South Dakota Democrat, has promised to bring up the legislation early in this session. From Alaska, Natural Resources Commissioner Pat Pourchot and state Sen. John Torgerson, a Kasilof Republican, were to attend. Anna Kerttula...
Alaska editorial: Murkowski right to press Pebble for a plan

...a joint venture of Northern Dynasty Minerals LTD and Anglo American PLC. The partnership, headed by former Alaska natural resources commissioner John Shively, was set up to design, seek permits, build and run the operation.Murkowski is...
Palin urges Canadians to address mine's acid drainage

...Calls to McIntosh & Morawetz were not immediately returned Friday afternoon. Along with Palin's letter, Alaska Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Irwin wrote asking McIntosh & Morawetz not to sell off the water treatment plant or destroy...
Mine Mess

...several times over the site to inspect it from the air. "The mine site has been largely abandoned," he said. Alaska Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Irwin wrote in July asking that the water treatment plant not be sold off or access to the site...
Former gov steps in to smooth-over potential diplomatic issue

...executives in Japan's energy, utility and mining companies," including REI officials.Leighow also said Alaska Natural Resources Commission Dan Sullivan has met with REI president Shun Shimizu several times during visits to Alaska by Shimizu...
Alaska Senate candidates attend forum

...candidates forum, saying he was wrong to oppose the proposed Pebble mine.Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell and former Alaska Natural Resources Commissioner Dan Sullivan attended the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce forum Monday.Begich recently came out...


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