Locking in the oil and gas leases could make it more difficult for Biden’s administration to reverse course.
Sniffen has been the acting attorney general since August, when former Attorney General Kevin Clarkson resigned.
Last week, the FBI warned about the potential for violence before the inauguration of Joe Biden, though police departments in Anchorage and Juneau have said they are not aware of any specific threats.
Anchorage attorney Gavin Kentch represented one of five Alaska inmates to die of COVID-19. He wants Alaskans to remember that even people who have committed crimes don't deserve to get sick and die from COVID-19.
The ceremony that's traditionally held in an auditorium was held over zoom and maxed out capacity at 100 viewers.
The sighting is both exciting for the Canadian birders who saw it, and also one small clue in a wider pattern of change.
Rep. Eastman attended D.C. Trump rally, but blames violence on ‘antifa.’ Now he faces calls to resign.
A storm of criticism is raining down on state Rep. Eastman for undermining faith in the election and attending the rally in Washington that led to the storming of the Capitol.
The region has recorded the highest COVID-19 rates in the state for months.
The first phase of students will be returning to classrooms after being away for nearly10 months due to the pandemic.
Friday marked the first day candidates could file for office for Anchorage’s next municipal election in April. Residents will be casting ballots for mayor, school board and boards of supervisors.
Despite FBI warnings of potential protests at state capitols on Sunday, there were no demonstrations, armed or otherwise, at the Alaska Capitol in Juneau.
State prosecutors have deemed the fatal police shooting last month of an unarmed man suspected of vehicle theft as legally justified.
The Restaurant Rescue program, aims to help keep restaurants busy, while feeding residents in need.
The men's hockey team and the women's gymnastics teams still haven't raised the money needed to continue their programs before a February deadline.
While video stores in other parts of the country mostly closed years ago, the exorbitant cost of high-speed internet in the region kept the business alive.
Right now, West Texas Intermediate, Brent and Alaska North Slope Crude are all selling for over $50 per barrel.
https://youtu.be/sh6_RZuaZ_Q To defeat COVID-19, Alaska needs to vaccinate as many residents as possible. But how do concerns...
Pitney, a former budget director for Gov. Bill Walker, took over as the university system’s president in August after the previous president stepped down.
The federal government has released a draft environmental impact statement on an oil and gas lease sale in Cook Inlet, tentatively scheduled for late 2021, a process conservationists say is rushed.
In an unusual move, the Alaska Department of Fish & Game set a large guideline harvest level for the commercial herring fishing in Sitka this spring, on the understanding that the fleet is not likely to hit that mark.