Senator Murkowski has threatened to filibuster the nomination over the Interior Department’s decision to prevent construction of a road from King Cove to Cold Bay.
The Interior Department will send its next secretary and undersecretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn to King Cove.
Under Senator Murkowski’s plan, coastal states would receive 27.5 percent of revenue generated from offshore energy.
Federal spending cuts known as sequestration will have less of an impact on the Coast Guard in Alaska than elsewhere in the country. That’s the word from Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo, who is in charge of the Coast Guard’s District 17, which encompasses the entire state.
The U.S. House Ethics Committee has unanimously voted to create a subcommittee to investigate whether Congressman Don Young violated official code of conduct.
The federal government has a new proposal for defining handicrafts made out of sea otter pelts. But it’s not what some crafts-makers expected.
The Pentagon says it will spend $1 billion to add 14 interceptors to an Alaska-based missile defense system.
The Department of Interior has concluded its expedited review of Shell’s failed 2012 Arctic drilling campaign.
A major Southeast Alaska environmental organization has endorsed the latest Sealaska land-selection legislation. But a group of communities on or near Prince of Wales Island continues to strongly oppose the measure.
The Magnuson Stevens Act – the federal law that manages and regulates the nation’s fisheries – will expire September 30th.