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Planning underway for Mendenhall Glacier visitor improvements

Planning underway for Mendenhall Glacier visitor improvementsProposed changes could highlight link between greenhouse gas emissions and retreating glacier at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

Is the Tongass key to slowing climate change?

Is the Tongass key to slowing climate change?The Tongass National Forest is in the crosshairs of environmental organizations again. Two large coalitions are pressuring the Obama administration to stop all old-growth logging, in part to fight climate change.

YouGov model shows Treadwell within reach of Begich

YouGov model shows Treadwell within reach of BegichYouGove polling shows Treadwell would do better against incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Begich in November than Sullivan would.

State Archives accepts Alaska Railroad, Territorial court records

State Archives accepts Alaska Railroad, Territorial court recordsHistoric documents to be stored in SLAM now under construction

Watch the sockeye come up Steep Creek

Watch the sockeye come up Steep CreekU.S. Forest Service fish cam near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center is back online

Alaska is a model for job training says DOL leader

Alaska is a model for job training says DOL leaderAlaska has model job training and employment programs, according to the head of the U.S. Department of Labor.

Campaign Profile: Dan Sullivan’s “Amazing Credentials”

Campaign Profile: Dan Sullivan’s “Amazing Credentials”As a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Dan Sullivan has a bucket of advantages.

Gull-egg harvest gets boost from Congress

Gull-egg harvest gets boost from CongressA bill allowing traditional gull-egg harvests in Glacier Bay is on its way to the president’s desk.

Murkowski joins Democrats on vote for birth control coverage

Murkowski joins Democrats on vote for birth control coverageA U.S. Senate bill requiring companies to cover birth control in employee healthcare plans failed a procedural vote yesterday.

Kerry names ex-Coast Guard boss special rep to Arctic

Kerry names ex-Coast Guard boss special rep to ArcticSecretary of State John Kerry yesterday named former Coast Guard commandant Robert J. Papp Jr. as special representative to the Arctic.