Alaska is once again near the top of the list in workplace injuries and fatalities. The state’s construction and fishing industries contribute to the bulk of the incidents.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is planning a three-day trip to Alaska. Salazar is preparing to decide whether to issue final drilling permits to Shell Oil, which hopes to drill exploratory wells this summer in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas.
After a two-year break, former Juneau School Board member Destiny Sargeant will run for office again.
Juneau’s business community has serious reservations about a proposal to put two capital improvement project funding packages on this fall’s municipal election ballot, according to a survey of Chamber of Commerce members.
Marine debris found in ‘hotspots’ along Alaska’s coastline, but it’s not certain if it came from last year’s tsunami in Japan.
An Alaska Airlines headed from California to Seattle was forced to make an emergency landing after the plane’s cabin lost pressure.
A boater who had been missing since Sunday in the Ketchikan area was found Wednesday just north of Knudson Cove.
The Brooks Range Council is a grassroots movement opposing Governor Sean Parnell’s plan to develop a road to the Ambler Mining District.
Murkowski says good health care should be more accessible for Alaskans but she says this law isn’t the answer for providing that.
The city-owned airport already has $1-million for the project, but Airport Manager Jeannie Johnson says that only pays for three lights, when ideally there should be at least eight.