The Native Village of Point Hope says new safeguards will allow for safer Arctic Ocean exploration.
The thief entered the Merchants Wharf building downtown around 8:30 a.m. on March 14 and broke into Pel Meni.
Their message was less about Exxon and tanker safety than it was about Shell and its plans to drill in the Chukchi Sea.
A court decision allowing the Big Thorne timber sale will help speed changes in Tongass logging. But opponents say it will damage other Southeast Alaska industries.
The British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office announced Thursday it’s adding information requirements for mines undergoing environmental review to ensure the safety of new tailings facilities.
"The department believes that we could make this work without service degradation to commercial fishermen," says ADF&G's Kevin Brooks.
Alaska U.S. District Court Judge Ralph Beistline granted summary judgment on Friday in favor of the defendants, and rejected every argument brought forward by the plaintiffs.
Alaska Congressman Don Young has introduced a bill to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Act, the nation’s primary law governing fishing in federal waters.
Southeast Alaska’s largest tribal organization is getting $500,000 from the federal government to make energy efficiency upgrades to its Juneau headquarters.
Alaska’s Congressional delegation and a dozen other lawmakers are asking the Defense secretary to study how contracting reform has hurt Alaska Native corporations and tribally owned businesses.