President Obama is proposing the largest ever wilderness designation in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which would forever put the coastal plain off-limits to oil and gas development.
Both Alaska senators voted for an amendment saying climate change is real and not a hoax.
The U.S. Forest Service has scheduled three public meetings in Juneau, Sitka and Ketchikan to update the public on the proposed Tongass Land and Resource Management Plan Amendment.
Republican Senator Lesil McGuire of Anchorage has introduced the first large-scale bill regulating marijuana like alcohol in Alaska.
A pending military draw down could take more than 11,000 troops off of bases in Alaska.
With Alaska facing a multi-billion-dollar budget shortfall, Gov. Bill Walker is proposing 5 percent cuts to agency funding.
Gov. Bill Walker has named a retired judge as his federal investigator into the Alaska National Guard.
Reducing bycatch has been a hot topic in the pollock trawl industry.
Nearly 17,000 Alaskans have signed up for health insurance on healthcare.gov during this open enrollment period.
Ash from a Russian volcano diverted the nightly flight into Nome Thursday.