In Alaska, oil companies are already seeing the consequences of climate change. But the industry is also grappling with the issue on a much higher level — in a way that could eventually affect whether or not they pursue projects in the Arctic.
Stories include picketing Alaska Airlines workers at the Juneau International Airport, State of Alaska reaches a non binding gas sales agreement with ExxonMobil for the Alaska LNG project, and a judge issues a restraining order stopping the state from removing campaign signs outside the state’s right of way.
The goal is to completely map the seafloor by the year 2030 and three Alaska companies are pitching in.
Stories include a tentative agreement on an annex to the Pacific Salmon Treaty and a suspicious fire on Slim Williams Way.
Stories include the arrest of a hatchet-swinging shoplifter, a vehicle driven through the Eagles Cemetery in Douglas, and Richard Yamada appointed to IPHC.
Stories include proposed downsizing of TAPS workforce, former U.S. Senator Mark Begich staying in the governor’s race, and a possible record-setting catch of hatchery chums at Crawfish Inlet south of Sitka last week.
What conclusions can we draw about absentee ballots requested in the names of dead people, and whether they connect to a candidate and a consultant she hired to help her with get-out-the-vote work?
Stories include Begich planning campaign announcement amid pressure to quit, four dead after crash on Parks Highway near Cantwell, and Governor signs bill allowing cities to ban cellphones while driving.
NOAA’s Hydrographic Services Review Panel heard from fishermen, barge operators, private mapping companies about Alaska’s priorities.
That’s when outsiders started showing up in Kaktovik: tourists, who wanted to see polar bears before they went extinct.