Some lawmakers are questioning plans for a pair of shuttle ferries that will provide service in northern Southeast Alaska.
Residents of a small Alaska community are scheduled to meet with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar today in their quest for a road through a national wildlife refuge.
After a troubled 2012 Arctic drilling season, Shell Oil has announced it won’t be drilling this summer.
Eighty-five billion dollars in federal budget cuts are set to begin Friday.
Last year, chinook salmon runs were so weak that the Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers, along with Cook Inlet, were designated federal disaster zones. Now, a group of legislators from those regions want to create a permanent endowment that would fund research on the fish.
A Democratic state lawmaker estimates a proposed constitutional amendment could cost the state around $60 million a year.
New Lynn Canal shuttle ferries will be 280 feet long, seat about 300 passengers and operate no more than 12 hours a day. Part, but not all, of the car deck may be open. And the ships will have no staterooms or crew quarters.
The widow of the late Gov. Jay Hammond wants a television advertisement that compares her husband to Sean Parnell taken off the air.