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As field season ends, gasline becomes focal point in gubernatorial race

As field season ends, gasline becomes focal point in gubernatorial raceHow much money do you have to spend to get a handful of dirt? About half a billion, if you’re talking about samples from the proposed site for a natural gas liquification plant in Nikiski.

Malaspina crew helps in Canada rescue effort

Malaspina crew helps in Canada rescue effortThe crew of the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Malaspina participated in a weekend rescue effort in Canadian waters.

Northern Alaska joins the cryosphere

Northern Alaska joins the cryosphereIt's mid-October, 118 miles from the Arctic Circle. Time for a walk to work.

Update: Federal judge strikes down Alaska’s gay marriage ban

Update: Federal judge strikes down Alaska’s gay marriage banFive gay couples challenged Alaska's same-sex marriage ban.

Why was interior Alaska green during the last ice age?

Why was interior Alaska green during the last ice age?During our planet's most recent cold period, a slab of ice smothered Manhattan. Canada looked like Antarctica but with no protruding mountains.

Assembly fumbles cell phone tower vote, maintains rules

Assembly fumbles cell phone tower vote, maintains rulesIn the final minutes of last night’s 3 ½ hour Assembly committee meeting, one member tried to kill the proposed cell phone tower ordinance through a legal technicality, and the city clerk used duct tape and cardboard to resolve another technicality.

Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrow

Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrowSarah Silas, 89, smiled as she remembered an earthquake that shook her village more than 60 years ago.

Rollover collision in Mendenhall Valley totals 3 cars

Juneau Police reported a four-vehicle collision at Mendenhall Loop Road and Egan Drive Saturday evening. The accident blocked traffic for about an hour.

Pedestrian sideswiped by vehicle on North Douglas

A pedestrian was injured after being hit by an alleged drunk driver Sunday morning.

Ernest Leffingwell, scientist with a fan club

Ernest Leffingwell, scientist with a fan clubErnest Leffingwell lived for nine summers and six winters in a cabin made from the ship that brought him to Flaxman Island in 1906.