U.S. Senator Frank Murkowski and Lieuenant Governor Fran Ulmer, the top two candidates for governor of Alaska, have not yet started actively campaigning for this fall’s election. But already they’re trying to line some endorsments, particularly from organized labor.
- “We do not want to impact anyone’s drinking water in any way,” said Larry Burgess, BlueCrest's health, safety and environmental manager.
- Great Pacific employed approximately 300 people in Alaska during the peak of fishing season.
- The state has found North Slope Police Sgt. James Michels justified in the shooting of 36-year-old Barrow volunteer fire chief Vincent Nageak III in February.
- Nearby climbers found his body within 10 minutes.