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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 changeWhen you see it up close, you really get a much better feel for the passion, the fear, the importance to culture and lifestyle that’s all at risk here,” Jewell said.

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 week to confront Sally Jewell.

Sen. Murkowski says protecting lands is top priority

Sen. Murkowski says protecting lands is top priorityThere’s little Alaska’s legislative or executive branches can do to influence President Barack Obama’s approach to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Jewell, Governor, delegation descend on Northwest Arctic Borough

For two days, the Northwest Arctic Borough is suddenly Alaska’s seat of power, with the governor, the lieutenant governor, the whole congressional delegation, and 10 legislators all descending on the region.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers taps Nome for Arctic port expansion

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers taps Nome for Arctic port expansionThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to unveil its first steps toward expanding deep-water Arctic ports in Alaska, and Corps officials said Friday they plan to start by expanding the existing Port of Nome.

Murkowski turns Sec. John Kerry’s gaze north

Murkowski turns Sec. John Kerry’s gaze northMurkowski says she had about 40 minutes to draw his attention to the Arctic as a place where people live and need to make a living.

BLM clears way for petroleum reserve development

BLM clears way for petroleum reserve developmentBLM has issued a decision that it says will open the way for the first oil and gas production from federal lands in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.

FAA seeks drone rules favorable to commercial operators

FAA seeks drone rules favorable to commercial operatorsA government analysis of the economic and safety impact of small commercial drones appears to clear the way for companies wanting to use drones.

Sullivan stands with House on DHS funding

Sullivan stands with House on DHS fundingWhen it comes to Homeland Security funding, Sullivan says Democrats shouldn’t support Obama’s immigration policies.

Regulators stand behind Chukchi lease sale

Regulators stand behind Chukchi lease saleFederal regulators are suggesting that Shell’s disputed oil leases in the Chukchi Sea be left intact.