Bill Walker has put the oil and gas industry on notice that he will be doing things differently from his predecessor.
The Keystone Pipeline is the signature environmental fight of the moment.
The Environmental Protection Agency and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation are working to clean up a diesel spill northeast of Valdez.
A site south of Denali National Park and Preserve is being considered for a possible dam.
Oil prices continue to fall, with Brent crude around $56 per barrel and gasoline dipping below $3 per gallon around the state.
Gov. Bill Walker has delegated his authority on the Point Thomson lawsuit to his lieutenant governor, while still leaving open the possibility of his involvement.
The year in news in Southeast Alaska can be summed up by three topics: mining, timber and elections.
Two graduates of the Hecla's “Pathway to Mining Careers” program entered the work-force this summer at Greens Creek Mine.
Lack of political support in D.C. is forcing the federal coordinator for the Alaska gas pipeline to close up shop.