Speaking in opposition to a proposed LGBTQ anti-discrimination ordinance, former Fairbanks North Star Borough Assemblyman Lance Roberts warned, “You’re going to start a war. You’re going to create conflict in the community that doesn’t have to be there.”
Hilcorp Energy Company began exploring for natural gas and oil this fall in an Anchor Point neighborhood where many own their mineral rights. Some residents near the drill site have struggled to get information from the company.
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This Alaskan crossed the Bering Sea in an eight-foot dinghy. Russia wants to send him back.
Packed with provisions, John W, Martin III floated down the Tanana and Yukon rivers with the aim of reaching China. He ended up in Russia’s Far East and is writing a book about his experiences.
Sitka’s drinking water passes through a penstock tunnel system connected to Blue Lake. If it were to fail in some way, repairs could take weeks, and the impact for the local economy and public health would be significant.