The State Department of Natural Resources top priority is increasing the amount of oil moved by the Trans-Alaska Pipeline.
Nearly 17,000 Alaskans have signed up for health insurance on healthcare.gov during this open enrollment period. That's already a substantial increase from last year. And Affordable Care Act navigators expect the next three weeks will be even busier as the February 15th enrollment deadline approaches. Download Audio
The Anchorage Assembly heard testimony from dozens of people opposed to the West Anchorage District Plan at their regular meeting Tuesday. One man who testified said he had discovered documents that would rule out a controversial land swap.
Weed Whacking Warriors tackled invasive plants this weekend during an annual event sponsored by the Palmer Soil and Water Conservation District. KSKA's Ellen Lockyer went along with them on a search and destroy mission to eradicate non-native plants.
Leading members of the House majority caucus aren’t in favor of the bill. Listen now
Rep. Don Young got some six-figure help from a Republican PAC while his campaign is running an ad accusing independent challenger Alyse Galvin of taking money from Democratic PACs. Galvin had several beefs with the ad and called it "very distressing." Listen now
Homer’s 32nd Rotary Health Fair drew a record number of participants to the Homer High School Saturday. Residents took full advantage of blood screenings, flu shots, and information booths dedicated to healthy living and disease prevention.
With less than three weeks remaining in the legislative session, it’s looking unlikely lawmakers will pass a bill to re-establish the Alaska Coastal Management Program.
While Gov. Bill Walker is leaving office, his nearly $6 billion spending plan could provide the basis for Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy’s first budget.
Among Governor Bill Walker's vetoes announced earlier this week is the re-appropriation of nearly $19 million meant for the controversial Northern Access Project in Anchorage's U-Med District. But, that doesn't mean the money can be used for other projects.
Alaska’s Senators say the bi-partisan passage on Tuesday of a slimmed-down bundle of spending bills is a good step for a Congress best known for gridlock.
Cities across the state are facing parking ticket holidays after being caught off guard by a change in statute that passed years ago. Download Audio
Thursday morning, the Obama Administration announced it was releasing 30 million barrels of crude oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, and the price of crude on the futures market went down $5 a barrel.
The House Finance Committee voted in favor of hiring 41 people to reduce the backlog. “The morale in that department is not good,” said Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage. Listen now
The state game board voted down a bear snaring proposal before adjourning from a week-long meeting in Fairbanks Friday. The state proposal, which would have allowed black bear trapping in areas of the interior, to reduce predation of moose, was unanimously rejected by the board.
This week some three dozen foreign ambassadors are visiting Alaska as part of a U.S. State Department program called "Experience America."
The Veterans Affairs Department pledged to create a pilot program to help Alaska vets get health care services outside the VA. The pilot program didn’t get underway in November, as promised, but a top VA official says they’re making progress. Download Audio
A new fiscal analysis of the Susitna-Watana Hydroelectric Project questions the Alaska Energy Authority's estimates regarding how much the 735-foot tall dam would cost the State of Alaska, if built. Download Audio