ANCHORAGE - The Department of the Interior said Tuesday that it has affirmed corrections to an environmental analysis of a 2008 Arctic Ocean petroleum lease sale that brought...
...Drill, baby drill!"That's the punchline. You already know the joke.This week, President Obama and the Department of the Interior upheld a 2008 Arctic lease sale, allowing Royal Dutch Shell to return to exploratory oil drilling in the Chukchi...
President Obama's decision to designate part of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as untouchable "wilderness" shouldn't have come as a surprise to Alaskans, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service director said.
ANCHORAGE - The federal Department of the Interior will make additional areas of Arctic Ocean waters off-limits to drilling when it announces a new five-year offshore drilling...
On Sunday, President Obama declared war on Alaska. So say Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Sen. Dan Sullivan. In a statement released on the first day of the week, the president announced that he plans to ask Congress to declare 12.
The first skirmish - some say it may be the main battle - in the state's effort to explore the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and gas played out in U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason's courtroom in Anchorage Jan. 20.
Editor's note: This is the second of a three-part series about the battle for Alaska during World War II. Part two looks at the Japanese invasion of Attu. Part three, which will publish Jan. 5, details the U.S.'s counteroffensive to retake the village.
Gov. Bill Walker said he will "consider all options" when asked if he will consider Alaska's secession from the United States after President Barack Obama said he will ask Congress to designate the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness and limit offshore drilling in the Arctic.
The following partial list of Alaska-related books published in the past year incorporates two previous lists published in the Arts section (in July and October), as well as more recent titles.
In honor of Alaska Book Week, observed Oct. 4-11, here's a partial list of Alaska-related books published in the past few months, or due to be published soon. For a list of Alaska books published earlier this year, visit http://juneauempire.
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