The United States will take over Friday as chair of the Arctic Council, the international body of representatives from eight nations with territory in the region.
The Senate Finance Committee is considering hiring two former state commissioners to help lawmakers review state spending and address massive budget deficits.
“I don’t want it to make my impression of Paris any bad or worse because it has really nothing to do with Paris. It’s an international problem,” says Henry DeCherney.
It’s been just over two weeks since Russia banned imports of American food products into its country. Now, Alaska’s seafood industry is asking the U.S. government to strike back.
Governor Sean Parnell has signed into law a piece of legislation to stop development of the Beringia International park.
Alaska’s seafood industry is getting caught in the middle of a power struggle between Russia and western nations.
“When we hear a near bomb, we are saying that our house is going to be the next one,” Haytham Mohanna says.
Radiation experts don’t believe there is cause for alarm on our shores, but some coastal residents are stepping forward to pay for seawater testing just to be sure.
Native people from Arctic nations joined Russia’s Chukchi and Inuit peoples for the first ever Beringia Arctic Games.
A Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 with 295 passengers and crew aboard has reportedly crashed in Ukraine as photographs began to emerge of wreckage on the ground.