- Summer promises to be a busy construction season for the Interior because of a series of projects at the region’s two Air Force installations. The projects will inject more than $1.5 billion into the area’s economy.
- President Donald Trump signed an order Friday morning rolling back restrictions President Barack Obama imposed late last year on offshore oil leasing in the Arctic.
- After a borough meeting Tuesday night, a new payment in lieu of taxes, or PILT, agreement has been struck between the Northwest Arctic Borough and Teck Alaska, the operator of Red Dog Mine.
- The bill gives lawmakers another week to work out a longer-term spending plan.