The Alaska Senate is scheduled to vote on a resolution applauding state officials for fighting federal overreach.
Gov. Sean Parnell says that if Arctic offshore exploration off Alaska is shut down this summer, the action “condemns” the region for decades.
An Aleutians Island volcano that has sent up major ash eruptions in the past is heating up near its summit.
Alaska State Troopers have made an arrest in an explosion that rocked more than a dozen homes in a neighborhood outside Fairbanks.
Alaska’s primary would be moved up two weeks in even-numbered years under a bill proposed by Gov. Sean Parnell.
State ferry officials are developing a feasibility study to see if a ferry being offered by the Matanuska-Susitna Borough could be used in the marine highway system.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to issue a final report this year on the impacts of large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay region.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture warns that big changes are in store for the nation’s forests as global warming increases wildfires and insect infestations, and generates more frequent floods and droughts.
The National Weather Service says there is no threat of a tsunami in Alaska after a powerful earthquake struck in the South Pacific.
The federal government has rejected a plan to build a road through an Alaska wildlife refuge to give a small Aleut village better access to medical care.