Michael Satre's phone started ringing early on Sunday morning last week because co-workers feared it would not be long before there were reports of someone trapped or hurt in one of Juneau's hundreds of abandoned mines.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a citation and a $5,000 fine to a local construction company after...
The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration recently released data on mine fatalities. Nationwide, 37 miners died in work-related...
U.S. mining operations broke safety records in 2011 with the lowest recorded fatality and injury numbers for miners. The rate of fatal injury for mining as a whole in 2011 was half 2010 numbers at 0.
For decades it has been clear the way Americans produce and consume energy is not sustainable. Our addiction to foreign oil and fossil fuels puts our economy, our national security and our environment at risk.
Labor Day is a "yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of our country," according to the U.S. Department of Labor's website.
The federal Economic Development Administration has given the go-ahead for a grant application that could supply $5 million for a $10 million ship lift at Alaska Ship and Drydock.
Staff reports from around the state
Staff and Wire reports form around the state
For struggling Alaska salmon fishermen, a federal financial aid program will shut down this year. But many fishermen see the bright side - getting disqualified for federal aid is a good sign for their industry.
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