In rural Alaska, one problem thwarts a thousand good ideas: the high cost of energy. From generating electricity to heating homes to fueling boats and snow machines, energy expenses eat into budgets, are a barrier to business and add to the prohibitive cost of water and sewer systems.Read More
The Alaska Housing Finance Corporation will stop accepting new applications for the Home Energy Rebate Program waitlist next month.
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Gulf states are starting to spend the first of billions from BP's settlements and fines for the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history — but not all the money is being used for restoration.Read More
With only one grocery store in town, Angoon is dependent on what’s in the water and, according to a tissue sample test, it might include contaminants from a nearby mine.Read More
One tribal administrator hopes the group’s visit jump-starts funding for basic necessitates like water, sewer, electricity, and housing.Read More
"We contest everything that's in that probable cause finding, other than the fact that Bruce was a legislator," said Weyhrauch attorney Doug Pope.Read More
Changes are coming to state plans for a liquefied natural gas pipeline, but the governor and the state's three pipeline partners aren’t ready to say what those changes will be.Read More