JUNEAU - A federal agency is testing the waters on a possible lease sale in the Alaska Arctic. The U.S.
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.
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.
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.
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.
JUNEAU - U.S. Sen. Mark Begich was reserving judgment on whether Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki should resign amid allegations of problems, including delayed medical care, at VA facilities across the country.
Dale StaleyDale Staley passed away May 31st, 2014 in Juneau, AK. He was born May 4, 1947 to Fred and Donna Staley in Frankfort, Indiana. Dale fought a courageous battle against cancer for the past 10 months. He was a good man, loved husband and
Seabridge's KSM mine will be as deep as any the world has seen with the potential to critically damage Alaska's downstream resources.
JUNEAU - Mining is good for Alaska's economy, but while the state's six producing mines are holding up well, and some even expanding, a sharp 38 percent drop in exploration spending last year is having ripple effects.
ANCHORAGE - A new grassroots group is launching a campaign to get Alaska political leaders and candidates to sign a pledge declaring that only people have rights, and not corporations and unions.
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