In 30 years or so, visitors might not be able to see the Mendenhall Glacier from the visitor center. The U.S. Forest Service is preparing for that reality.
The National Archives in Seattle is slated to close. It warehouses federal documents obtained from states across the Northwest. And it’s especially important for Alaska.
“Asking the governor to shill for them, right? It’s extraordinary,” Heimer said. “The governor is giving a sales pitch, on behalf of a foreign mining corporation.”
Sen. Lisa Murkowski told reporters she’s concerned about President Donald Trump directing money from military procurement and the National Guard to build the wall along the border with Mexico.
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski addressed the Alaska Legislature on Tuesday. Murkowski gave an update on happenings in Washington, D.C., and took questions from state lawmakers in a joint session.
Alaska Native leaders and justice advocates packed a Senate hearing room for an update on what Congress and the Trump administration are doing to address the MMIW issue.
The Red Devil mercury mine permanently closed in 1971 after the price of ore fell and the owners walked away, leaving it up to the state and federal governments to clean up the site.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski was one of eight Republicans who crossed the aisle to pass a resolution that restricts President Donald Trump’s ability to attack Iran. Sen. Dan Sullivan voted against the resolution.
Mary Vought, who worked for Mike Pence when he was a member of Congress, is being paid $4,000 a month. She grew up in Alaska and once had Sarah Palin’s father as a substitute middle school teacher.
Combined with an earlier grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation, $45 million in federal grants will offset tariffs to pay for upgrades Anchorage officials say are desperately needed.