ANCHORAGE - Alaska Native babies in small, remote villages die at twice the rate of Native infants in cities, according to new research from the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium.
The Alaska Department of Revenue called this year "a watershed moment for Alaska oil production." Production in Alaska oil fields has been dropping since 1988, decreasing an average of 6 percent each year.
The Department of Agriculture's undersecretary for Natural Resources and Environment recently offered an opinion that the timber industry in Southeast Alaska should accept a forced transition to a young-growth timber economy.
Hundreds of people turned out in Anchorage to comment on a proposal that would severely restrict development of a massive gold-and-copper mine in the Bristol Bay region.
More than 75 U.S. and Canadian scientists have sent a letter to President Barack Obama asking for a policy to preserve what remains of America's old-growth forest.
JUNEAU - A federal agency is testing the waters on a possible lease sale in the Alaska Arctic. The U.S.
ANCHORAGE - More than 75 U.S. and Canadian scientists have sent a letter to President Barack Obama asking for a policy to preserve what remains of America's old-growth forest. The scientists include two former chiefs of the U.S.
With our massive land endowment and bragging rights as the largest state in the nation, it's easy to lose sight of an important fact - Alaska is a maritime state. We have more miles of coastline than all other U.S. coastal states combined.
Seabridge's KSM mine will be as deep as any the world has seen with the potential to critically damage Alaska's downstream resources.
The U.S. Board of Geographic Names, which has authority to name geographic features for federal use, has received two proposals to name the same peak on Heintlzman Ridge. The area to be named is a summit located near Thunder Mountain.
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