The U.S. Senate is expected to a pass a sweeping bill authorizing dozens of water projects today.
About 10,000 years ago, give or take a couple thousand years, a volcano blew its top in the middle of Behm Canal. The crater is still there, covered by 150 feet or so of ocean. But when the volcano exploded many thousands of years ago, it was not underwater. That’s what makes it so interesting.
As federal agencies are beginning to lay off employees and close offices in Alaska, the long-term unemployed in Alaska are about to see a reduction in their unemployment benefits.
Scientists at the Alaska Volcano Observatory were able to get clear views of two restless volcanoes yesterday. The images show that both Cleveland Volcano in the Aleutian Islands and Pavlof Volcano on the Alaska Peninsula are oozing lava.
The Department of Administration is putting out feelers for office space for DOT headquarters in Juneau.
The lease for the Department of Transportation and Public … more
The plan lays out three arcing “lines of interest” – to advance U.S. security, pursue responsible Arctic stewardship and to strengthen international cooperation.
Icicle Seafoods closed its plant in Adak last month, but fisheries business on the island didn’t grind to a halt — fish buyers are moving in to fill the void left by the processor.
The Pribilof Islands of St. Paul and St. George are just 45 miles apart, but getting between them can be challenging because of limited flight service and the area’s notoriously foggy weather.
Environmental changes from climate warming are hitting the Arctic harder and faster than anyone predicted. This week, top Arctic scientists have been meeting in Anchorage looking for better ways to investigate and even track the changes and what they could mean.
A flock of eagles descended on the Safeway parking lot last week, prompting police intervention.