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Walker makes pitch for opening ANWR to Obama administration

ANCHORAGE - Gov. Bill Walker has lobbied members of President Barack Obama's administration on opening up parts of an Alaska refuge to oil drilling.Walker met with reporters Thursday after returning from Washington...
Pope, after historic talk to Congress, visits NYC

...denounced arms sales and seemed to allude approvingly to the Iran nuclear deal and recent actions by President Barack Obama's administration to open relations with Cuba, done with his urging.Republicans, too, heard something to like in his references...
Nation and World
Court overturns some Blagojevich Senate-seat convictions

...ruling that the Democrat did not break the law when he sought to secure a Cabinet position in President Barack Obama's administration in exchange for appointing an Obama adviser to the president's former U.S. Senate seat.The 7th U...
Not For Web
My Turn: New trade pact gives corporations power to define laws

An obscure, controversial trade bill negotiated by President Barack Obama's administration that's pending in Congress poses a direct threat to our democracy and to Alaska's sovereignty. Unfortunately, Sen. Lisa...
KSM moves forward

...she said it wouldn't stop opponents, who will keep fighting the project.Opponents are asking President Barack Obama's administration to pressure Canada to use more stringent permitting standards.
Fiscal wiz banks on run for Senate seat

...fellowship at Stanford University. It has been reported that Kerttula has since taken a position with President Barack Obama's administration. Democrat faces residency questionAlaska Division of Elections director Gail Fenumiai has issued a preliminary...
Report: 398 Alaskans pick marketplace health plans

...figures, Murkowski and Young were not impressed. Murkowski said in a statement Wednesday that President Barack Obama's administration should delay implementation of the entire law for a year, while Young questioned the administration's ability...
Former Juneau lawmaker heads for D.C.

...from Stanford's Executive Director for the Center for Oceanic Solutions, Kerttula was tabbed by President Barack Obama's administration to serve as director of the National Ocean Council Office, effective immediately. One of the contributions...
State | Local
GOP's candidate: Alaska is my home, too

...And in an oft-run campaign ad, he rode a snowmachine in the Arctic and spoke about fighting President Barack Obama's administration to help secure offshore drilling permits.Begich captured his first term against Republican Sen. Ted Stevens...
Sullivan grilled during fisheries debate

...hold up the nomination of Sally Jewell for Interior secretary until there was a commitment from President Barack Obama's administration to allow for a road to be built through a wildlife refuge to connect the town of King Cove with an all-weather...


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