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Touring by Tesla

Touring by TeslaGuy Hall is an electric car evangelist. He drove from the California-Mexico border to Fairbanks in a Tesla Model S to spread the word.

In tight race, oil tax referendum behind

In tight race, oil tax referendum behindWith some ballots yet to be counted, a referendum to repeal Gov. Sean Parnell’s signature oil tax law is trailing by nearly 7,000 votes.

Sec. Moniz: We won’t be obstacle to Alaska gas exports

Sec. Moniz: We won’t be obstacle to Alaska gas exportsSecretary of Energy Ernest Moniz says the No. 1 way his department can help spur natural gas exports on the North Slope is by staying out of the way.

EPA gets earful on Pebble Mine

EPA gets earful on Pebble MineFive hours of public testimony in Anchorage saw 100 people signed up to speak on the proposed limits to the Pebble Mine project.

Tribal groups disagree about BC mine projects

Tribal groups disagree about BC mine projectsA dam failure at a British Columbia mine shows what could happen at proposed near-border mines. But some tribal governments strongly support development.

Early tests show B.C. tailings spill water ‘safe’

Early tests show B.C. tailings spill water ‘safe’British Columbia’s Environment Ministry says water that poured out of a massive mine-tailings pond Aug. 4 appears to be safe.

Is the mine tailings dam failure in B.C. a warning for Alaska?

Is the mine tailings dam failure in B.C. a warning for Alaska?Monday’s tailings dam failure could threaten Southeast Alaska salmon fisheries. Critics say similar dams closer to the border could suffer the same fate.

In Tok, some grumbling over electricity rate hikes

In Tok, some grumbling over electricity rate hikesSome people are frustrated that they’re being charged more partly because they’re conserving electricity – and generating it themselves.

B.C. gives KSM mine environmental OK

B.C. gives KSM mine environmental OKA controversial mine planned for an area northeast of Ketchikan just won environmental approval from the British Columbia government.

Southeast Alaska hydro facility transfer to SEAPA nearly done

Southeast Alaska hydro facility transfer to SEAPA nearly doneKetchikan-based Southeast Alaska Power Agency will take over running operations of Tyee Lake plant.