The governor says the state is in a good position on multiple fronts. One is the warming Arctic, which could allow for shipping across the Arctic Ocean. Another is the demand for minerals that are used in electronics.
The lease is an important step forward in Donlin Gold’s quest to build the Southwest Alaska mine, which could be one of the largest in the world if completed.
While installing solar panels has allowed some people and organizations in Kake to cut their energy bills, the impact on the local grid is more complicated.
Tessa Axelson will be taking over the role from Owen Graham, who led the organization for close to 20 years.
The bills would decrease the unemployment insurance tax rate paid by businesses and change regulations on professional licenses, timber sales and geothermal development.
“I’m selling it for $20, because I figure I should at least get a pizza out of this,” says The Skagway News owner Larry Persily.
From the Bering Sea to the North Slope, a take-and-bake pizza shop in Anchorage is flying pizzas hundreds of miles to the farthest corners of Alaska.
Below-average temperatures in Southeast Alaska have put a freeze on an important transportation link in the region.
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.
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.