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Walker administration preparing energy disaster declaration

Walker administration preparing energy disaster declarationDuring Walker's campaign, he said the first thing he would do as governor would be to issue a declaration of disaster on the cost of energy in Interior Alaska.

Alaska Communications sells wireless customer base to GCI

Alaska Communications sells wireless customer base to GCIGeneral Communication, Inc. – or GCI – will purchase Alaska Communications’ cell phone customer base. The $300 million purchase should be finalized by the end of March 2015.

Eight Southeast cities plan for scrap-metal recycling

Eight Southeast cities plan for scrap-metal recyclingA Ketchikan company will soon begin collecting and recycling scrap metal from Wrangell, Petersburg and six Prince of Wales Island communities.

Southeast divers finish up sea cucumber season

Southeast divers finish up sea cucumber seasonSea cucumber season closed in mid-November after the fleet landed a little more than a million pounds of the seafood delicacy.

Can Auke Bay become more than a waffle stop?

Can Auke Bay become more than a waffle stop?Community members with a vision to turn Auke Bay into a destination for shopping, dining and sightseeing present their plan tonight.

Board revokes liquor license of boat strip club

The Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board has revoked the liquor license of a strip club operating on a boat outside the city of Kodiak.

Experimental pollock seine fishery opens in Cook Inlet

Experimental pollock seine fishery opens in Cook InletBecause seining for pollock hasn’t been done here before, extra precautions are in place to make sure it’s done right.

Entrepreneurs prepare for marijuana trade

Attorneys and entrepreneurs are lining up for what they hope will be a business boom stemming from Alaskans voting to legalize recreational marijuana.

EPA regs hit fishing industry, unless Congress meets deadline

Federal lawmakers return to Washington this week for the final days of the 113th Congress.

Alaska lawmakers hold private LNG project meetings

Alaska lawmakers hold private LNG project meetingsAlaska lawmakers, legislative staff and gas line consultants attended private meetings and signed confidentiality agreements about the Alaska LNG project.