Addressing the Southeast Conference forum of civic and business leaders Thursday, Alaska’s Transportation Commissioner John MacKinnon placed the blame on the feds.
Affordable energy and access to high-speed broadband is essential for engaging in modern commerce, education, telemedicine and for economic development initiatives. How is the rural energy infrastructure need being addressed?
Ketchikan school administration officials have walked back a proposed cell phone policy that had explicitly warned students they could expect no privacy...
TUNTUTULIAK, Alaska (AP) - The body of a southwest Alaska man has been recovered from the Kuskokwim River. Alaska...
The exemption would allow remote Alaska utilities to emit more particulate pollution than power plants elsewhere.
NPR political correspondent Cokie Roberts died this week, and her passing has been a reminder, not just of Roberts' contributions to journalism, but also her connection to Alaska.
The Southeast Conference was founded 58 years ago to help establish the state ferry system. Now it's reckoning with a governor who would close the system down completely.
This year, for the first time in at least a dozen years, the state of Alaska will change the way it forecasts the price of its oil.
Alaska cruise ship visitors are expected to break new records for the fifth straight year, according to recent projections from an industry trade group.
In a blistering order, a Fairbanks judge has declared a crisis in the state’s courts, saying that turnover among public defenders is delaying criminal trials and denying justice for victims and defendants alike.
SOLDOTNA, Alaska (AP) - A pastor wearing a spaghetti strainer on his head delivered the opening invocation at the Kenai Peninsula Borough...
In the Aleutian Island community of Atka, low enrollment threatened to close the local school. The addition of five new students helps keep it open for another year.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy sent a letter to Wheaton Precious Metals Corporation, a potential investor with the proposed Pebble Mine — executives with Bristol Bay Native Corporation call it "inappropriate."
While the city of Kodiak has relatively reliable alternatives for transportation to the mainland, an upcoming gap in ferry service will pose serious difficulties for the some of the island’s outlying villages.
To organize the two companies, BBNC has formed the subsidiary Bristol Bay Alaska Seafoods. The U.S. Department of Justice paved the way for the merger last week by ruling that it did not violate any antitrust rules.
Using Alaska wildfires in their recent study, researchers at the University of California Irvine say they have a new way of predicting wildfire growth, right at the time the fire ignites.
Seattle skyline (Photo by Bryce Edwards via Flickr) The Seattle City Council voted Monday to avoid doing business...
Leading food systems researcher and author Mark Winne has identified seven unlikely cities that are changing the way Americans eat. Sitka
The lawsuit filed in Superior Court in Anchorage also seeks to limit union dues to workers unless the state has “clear and compelling evidence” that they consent to the dues.
The Alaska state ferry system will stop running ships in Prince William Sound for seven months this winter after lawmakers made sharp...