The Associated Press
ConocoPhillips has extended operations at its Kenai liquefied natural gas plant until October to fill an additional order.
Authorities are still awaiting a break in weather to recover the remains of a couple killed in a plane crash near Juneau Sunday.
A federal wildlife biologist whose observation in 2004 of presumably drowned polar bears in the Arctic helped to galvanize the global warming movement-- has been placed on administrative leave and is being investigated for scientific misconduct, possibly over the veracity of that article.
The Anchorage Assembly has shelved a proposal by Mayor Dan Sullivan to restrict sitting on sidewalks and panhandling downtown.
A chain of newspapers serving rural Alaska will close. Anchorage-based Calista, an Alaska Native corporation, announced Friday it was shutting down and liquidating Alaska Newspapers Inc.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released draft air quality permits necessary for exploratory drilling projects in Alaska's Arctic waters to proceed.
A spokesman for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation says BP Exploration Alaska plans to complete cleanup of a spill at the Lisburne Production Facility drill site on Alaska's North Slope before digging up the pipe that burst and caused it.