Sen. Lisa Murkowski is asking the Secretary of Homeland Security to make the Arctic a priority for the Administration
Alaska's legislature is still searching for ways to connect King Cove and Cold Bay by building a road through a federal wildlife refuge.
Alaska’s Bypass Mail system took some punches in Congress yesterday. The chairman of the House Government Oversight Committee, Darrell Issa, is renewing his attack on the postal system that delivers everything from lettuce to lumber in rural Alaska.
The developers of Pebble Mine are not pleased with what they say is a gross overreach of federal authority.
About 30 opponents of the proposed Pebble Mine met in Washington Tuesday with White House and high-ranking EPA staff.
The ban has been in place since mid-December, when Chinese officials claimed they found high toxin and arsenic levels in geoducks from Washington State and from dive areas around Ketchikan.
It’s been referred to as an “Arctic Ambassador” in some reports, but it’s not exactly that, and the reaction of Alaska’s two U.S. senators has been mixed.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski has promised to continue fighting for a road connecting King Cove to Cold Bay.
Preparing for her 12th annual speech to the Alaska Legislature reminded her of the movie Groundhog Day.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he is creating a new Arctic ambassador position.