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Judge sides with Jewell in dispute over exploration

...for the refuge's coastal plain, calling it a violation of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act. Federal officials said the exploration authorization expired in the 1980s. In an order Tuesday, U.S. District Court Judge Sharon...
Military site shootings demonstrate FBI terrorism concerns

...meaning a young person who is looking "for a cause greater than himself" and commits a terrorist act in the process.Federal officials have warned over the last year that today's terrorist sympathizers can be difficult to track and predict, in part...
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Workers recovering wreckage of southeast Alaska plane crash a hangar there, Johnson said. Representatives of the aircraft and engine manufacturers will be on hand while federal officials continue their investigation.In late June, another plane crashed in the region's treacherous terrain and killed...
To talk transboundary mining, Taku Tlingit put folks in the same boat a resource to the Taku River Tlingit, the T'aaku Kwaan, and impress that importance on the city, state and federal officials who came to listen.It was also a space to talk about transboundary mines - metal mines located or planned across...
Shooting suspect's immigration history common

...he put in nearly six years, and again in 2011, when he got close to four years.After he completed that term, federal officials transferred him to San Francisco's jail in March to face a 20-year-old marijuana charge.But local prosecutors...
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Feds propose more safety valves for gas lines

...serviced by the nation's largest network of pipelines," Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a statement.Federal officials say the valves could have averted at least eight accidents that killed 10 people since 1998, including Springfield...
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Bill seeking new Native corporations in Congress

...University of Alaska's Institute of Social and Economic Research.The inclusion of the communities is opposed by federal officials who say doing so would allow others to follow that example.Young said at the hearing that before the settlement...
Death of sea lions found to be caused by humans

ANCHORAGE - Federal officials are saying several of the 15 Stellar sea lions found dead last week near Cordova had wounds indicating they had been "deliberately...
New federal court to cut back on recidivism

ANCHORAGE - Federal officials in Alaska have established a "re-entry" court to reduce the likelihood of offenders ending back up in prison.The state's...
Federal appeals court affirms ruling in Arctic drilling suit

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A federal appeals court panel sides with a lower court that ruled federal officials did not act unlawfully when they approved two oil spill response plans created by Royal Dutch Shell PLC for oil leases in the Beaufort...


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