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Alaska senators split on Homeland Security funding

Lisa Murkowski sided with Republican leaders to pass the bill. Sen. Dan Sullivan was among a minority of senators who voted against it, because it did not include language defunding the president’s deferred action on deportations.
Slideshow: Sikuliaq stops in Juneau

Slideshow: Sikuliaq stops in Juneau

UAF officials roll out gangplank for public to view new research vessel devoted to polar oceanography.…

Tongass transition plan may run short

Tongass transition plan may run short

A new forecast says current plans for logging younger Tongass trees will not provide enough wood to maintain the region’s timber industry. But a more…

International experts on Arctic warfare gather for first time at remote Alaska training site

International experts on Arctic warfare gather for first time at remote Alaska training site

Elite specialists in mountaineering, skiing, and Arctic survival came to the Northern Warfare Training Center near Fairbanks to learn new techniques for fighting in terrain…

Alaska’s Healthcare.gov enrollment jumps to nearly 21k

Alaska’s Healthcare.gov enrollment jumps to nearly 21k

Almost 21,000 Alaskans signed up for health insurance on healthcare.gov during the open enrollment period that closed Feb. 15.…

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Murkowski: Obama aims to “starve off” Alaska pipeline

Murkowski: Obama aims to “starve off” Alaska pipeline

Murkowski says she’s not normally an alarmist, but she thinks President Obama’s actions show he’s trying to starve…

Juneau activists call on Murkowski to take climate change seriously

Juneau activists call on Murkowski to take climate change seriously

While Sen. Lisa Murkowski barely mentioned climate change in her annual speech to the Alaska Legislature, a small…

In Kivalina, Interior Secretary Jewell hears “real stories” about living with climate change

In Kivalina, Interior Secretary Jewell hears “real stories” about living with climate change

When you see it up close, you really get a much better feel for the passion, the fear,…

Alaska lawmakers frustrated after meeting with Interior Secretary Jewell

A team of nine legislators took a break from session work in Juneau to travel to Kotzebue this…

Sen. Murkowski says protecting lands is top priority

Sen. Murkowski says protecting lands is top priority

There’s little Alaska’s legislative or executive branches can do to influence President Barack Obama’s approach to the Arctic…

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