With less than a week until the deadline, roughly 30 percent of Petersburg-area voters have cast ballots on whether to form a borough.
The Deepwater Horizon blowout of 2010 marked the first time that chemical dispersants were injected into an oil spill underwater.
There’s buzz in Washington that a recent report commissioned by the Department of Energy could speed up approval of export terminals for liquefied natural gas in the Lower 48.
NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco told her staff Wednesday that she will be leaving the post early next year.
Chief Assistant Attorney General Susan Cox of Juneau is among four Alaska Judicial Council nominees for the Alaska Supreme Court.
Governor Sean Parnell and First Lady Sandy Parnell invited the community into their home Tuesday for the annual Governor’s open house.
Both Senators Murkowski and Mark Begich voted for VAWA – as it’s known in D.C. And Congressman Don Young voted for the House version, too.
Alaska is the only state where federal legacy wells exist. Most of the wells have been left untouched for decades.
An underwater pipeline would solve several problems for Cook Inlet oil producers, but other concerns remain.
When disaster strikes a Southeast Alaska community, emergency planners urge residents to rely on their own stockpiles before turning to the state’s new food caches.