Below-average temperatures in Southeast Alaska have put a freeze on an important transportation link in the region.
The Dunleavy administration commissioned the report last spring and received it in the fall. But the state wouldn’t release it until Wednesday’s Marine Transportation Advisory Board meeting.
July 2019 was the Bristol Bay region’s hottest month on record, and in some rivers, that heat was lethal.
Alaskans may remember a few years ago, when huge numbers of common murres, a type of northern seabird, were washing up dead onshore.
Alaska fourth graders had the lowest reading scores in the country in a national assessment last year.
State regulators will fine some Alaska Native corporation shareholders over their criticism on social media. That’s because free speech is not protected when it comes to corporate elections.
Temperatures in Juneau have been well below the 24-degree average low for January. That makes it tough for the more than 200 homeless people in Juneau.
An attorney representing two Alaska Native tribes seeking federal recognition says he’s concerned a new rule would further slow the process down.
Budget cuts to Alaska’s state ferry system have made it harder for high school basketball teams to travel this season, school officials say.
The ballot initiative would raise the minimum tax and eliminate oil tax credits for Alaska’s largest legacy fields. It would also require oil companies to publicly report their revenues and costs from those fields.
Juneau resident Libby Bakalar served in the Alaska attorney general’s office until December 2018, when she was fired by Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration.
A legislative working group has come up with recommendations that Alaska lawmakers hope will solve some of the issues with the VPSO program.
With temperatures sinking below zero degrees in Anchorage last week, demand for engine block heaters skyrocketed.
Kodiak Island’s last ferry of the season pulled away from the dock on Saturday, Jan. 11, and there won’t be one returning until April.
Lisa Murkowski sent the hopes of Democrats and anti-Trump Republicans aloft with her “disturbed” comment. The Alaska senator says her point was about procedure.
Alaska’s annual population has dropped only six times since the 1940s. Three of those years were 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Analysts say tension in the Middle East doesn’t impact oil prices the way it used to. But that could change.
Strong winds and high tides caused the tugboat Lumberman to drag anchor and drift south, raising concerns that it could endanger private or public property.