The state’s liquefied natural gas pipeline export project with China can continue regardless of whether Gov. Bill Walker is elected to a second term in November. Alaska Gasline Development Corporation senior vice president Frank Richards said the corporation was set up by the Legislature to transcend election cycles.
Wildfire activity in the American West is likely to get worse in coming years. A new study out in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences points to the lack of precipitation in the summer as the major driving factor when it comes to increasing fire severity.
A set of massive whale bones rests on the bottom of the Newport, Oregon, bay. Scientists from Oregon State University put them there with a plan for a future display on shore. But they’re having trouble finding the money to retrieve the rare blue whale skeleton from beneath the waves.
ANCHORAGE — Making rescues in an Arctic with less ice and more ship traffic was one of the big topics of the Alaska World Affairs Council panel discussion Thursday. Hreinn Palsson of the Embassy of Iceland in Washington D.C. says it’s…
Anchorage entrepreneur Dimitri Shein is one of two main candidates in the Democratic primary for Alaska’s sole U.S. House seat. Shein was born in the Soviet Union and immigrated to Anchorage in 1993. He was 12. The experience helps him appreciate what makes America exceptional.