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Rio Tinto gives Pebble Mine stake to nonprofits

The mining conglomerate Rio Tinto announced this morning it is divesting its stake in Northern Dynasty, the owner of the proposed Pebble Mine.

Minimum wage bill introduced amid sponsor outcry

Minimum wage bill introduced amid sponsor outcry

A bill that could supplant the minimum wage initiative has popped up in the Alaska Legislature.

Land-use agreement reached for Susitna-Watana dam work

Land-use agreement reached for Susitna-Watana dam work

The Alaska Energy Authority says it has reached a land-use agreement that is also key to it perhaps receiving additional funding for the proposed Susitna-Watana hydro project.

Ouzinkie reservoir drained after breach

Ouzinkie reservoir drained after breach

Officials in Ouzinkie are racing to find funding to replace the Mahoona Lake dam.

City sets deadline for cleanup of Gastineau Apartments

City sets deadline for cleanup of Gastineau Apartments

The City and Borough of Juneau has given the owner of the Gastineau Apartments until May 1 to partially clean up the building.

Coast Guard releases findings on Kulluk grounding

Coast Guard releases findings on Kulluk grounding

The Coast Guard has released the results of an investigation into the grounding of Shell’s Kulluk drill rig at the end of their troubled Arctic drilling season.

City to provide hazardous waste disposal three days a week

City to provide hazardous waste disposal three days a week

The Commercial Boulevard collection center will be open to residents twice a week, and to businesses once a week by appointment.

Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project funding

Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project funding

Juneau residents on Thursday weighed in for and against a $35 million appropriation for the Juneau Access project in Gov. Sean Parnell’s proposed capital budget.

Sealaska dividends include no corporate earnings

Sealaska dividends include no corporate earnings

Most Sealaska shareholders will get a $721 spring dividend. But others will only receive $57.

NMFS clears commercial fishing in sea lion habitat

NMFS clears commercial fishing in sea lion habitat

The National Marine Fisheries Service is prepared to loosen controversial limits on commercial fishing in the western Aleutian Islands.