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BLM confirms strategy for old Alaska well cleanup

...holes starting in the 1940s.The failure of the federal government to remediate wells has been a sore point for Alaska politicians who see high environmental standards enforced for private companies. The Alaska Legislature this year approved...
Alaska officials react to DOMA strikedown

...decision to rule that a federal ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional is receiving mixed reactions among Alaska politicians. Rep. Beth Kerttula, D-Juneau, said in an interview that she thought the decision was a good step toward equality...
Oil execs warn against industry tax hikes

ANCHORAGE - Alaska oil industry executives are urging Alaska politicians to look elsewhere for solutions to the state's fiscal gap. A parade of oil industry executives spoke Monday to the Anchorage...
My Turn: Minor impact to wetlands

...make the facility much more fully functional and accessible has been on the horizon for years. Over a decade ago Alaska politicians were advertising a more accessible capital in the not-too-distant future, and all of us Juneauites were certainly...
Measure seeks to cut campaign donations

Steve Cleary would prefer Alaska politicians get $50 contributions from 1,000 people, rather than $1,000 contributions from 50 people. Sound off on the important issues...
Timber harvest expected to double

...available, he said. "Without timber, our mills are going to shut down," Seley said. Mill owners and some Alaska politicians, including Murkowski, blame environmental lawsuits for hamstringing the U.S. Forest Service's ability to...
Club goes from joke to Federal warrants

...executives have generously contributed to numerous Alaska politicians' campaigns over the years, primarily to Republicans...Corp. VECO's executives are top contributors to Alaska politicians, mostly Republican. Allen flew to Juneau at the...
Iditarod champion remembered

...and she loved challenging people around her," Gates said. "There aren't many regrets in Susan's life." Alaska politicians, including U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, former Gov. Tony Knowles and Sen. Ralph Seekins, also attended. But...
Glacier Bay hydropower plan debated

...and consulted with regional environmental groups and public officials before he went to Washington to lobby senior Alaska politicians, he said. Most, if not all, favored the project, he said. National environmental groups, regulators and residents...
House of Representatives: Young heading back for 20th term taking on someone with the stature of Don Young. Crawford said he's done that already, beating a legendary Alaska politician, former House Speaker Ramona Barnes, to win his state House seat in 2000. Associated Press reporter Rachel D'Oro...


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