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Sen. Finance unveils draft budget bill

JUNEAU - The Senate Finance Committee on Thursday unveiled a $9.2 billion state operating budget, details for which were still being finalized before the bill advances to the floor.
State | AK legislature
Geraghty pushes back on EPA process over Pebble

JUNEAU - Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty is pushing back against the U.S.
State | AK legislature
EPA starts process that could restrict Pebble Mine

State | AK legislature
Residents of eroding village seek federal help

ANCHORAGE - Tony Weyiouanna remembers a time when people played beach baseball in his village on Alaska's storm-battered western coast. Now, there's barely enough room for hopscotch on Shishmaref's eroding waterfront.
Corps of Engineers advances Arctic port study

ANCHORAGE - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to recommend a configuration of port facilities in western Alaska that could serve ships sailing to Arctic waters.
Alaska Editorial: Oil work creates some disruption

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: The $1.
Opinion | AK legislature
Emmonak plans for long overdue Yukon port

ANCHORAGE - The longest river in Alaska and the third-longest river in North America does not have a landing. Emmonak, the community of about 800 at the mouth of the Yukon, has plans to change that.
Governor signs oil tax, budget bills, vetoes $2.5M

JUNEAU - Gov. Sean Parnell on Tuesday signed into law an overhaul of Alaska's oil tax structure, hailing it as part of an historic legislative package aimed at moving the state forward.
EPA administrator McCarthy making visit to Alaska

JUNEAU - The administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Monday that her first trip to Alaska in the post is about learning and listening.
Harbor renovation work begins in Petersburg

PETERSBURG - Demolition has started at Petersburg's oldest harbor to make way for a renovation project. The work started Thursday to pull piling and remove aging floats, KFSK reported.


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