Officials Discuss Status of Drilling Technology

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC There was no disagreement at a hearing in Washington Tuesday that oil and gas drilling technology has...

Legislators Examining Two Versions of Budget

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau While legislators have waited for a capital projects budget since long before the end of the regular session...

Legislators Still Working on Remaining Issues

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau The House and Senate returned to Juneau Monday to begin the fourth week of the first 30-day special...

State Operating Budget Likely Delaying Prison Opening

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage The newly constructed state prison in the Matanuska Susitna Borough will most likely not open on time, because...

Redistricting Board Director Passes Away

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage Ron Miller, the executive director of the Alaska Redistricting Board, died suddenly on Sunday.  He was 65 years...

Alaska Tribal Leaders Summit Wraps Up in Anchorage

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage The Alaska Tribal Leaders Summit wrapped up in Anchorage over the weekend. The theme of the gathering was...

Redistricting Board Executive Director Dies

Steve Heimel, APRN - Anchorage The executive director of the state Redistricting Board is dead.  Ron Miller's death Sunday was unexpected, and will make the...

House, Senate Give Final Approvals to Next Year’s Operating Budget

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau The House and Senate Friday morning gave their final approvals to the negotiated operating budget for next...

Less Oil in Petroleum Reserve-Alaska than Estimated

Steve Heimel, APRN – Anchorage Federal scientists say it looks as if there is a lot less oil in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska...

Redistricting Holds Last Statewide Public Hearings

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage The state’s Redistricting Board held the last of its statewide public hearings Friday. The Board next...

Lack of Funding Could Mean Gaps in Weather Forecasting, Wilderness Rescue

Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks The continuing resolution that’s keeping the federal government operating does not include hundreds of millions of dollars to...

Subsistence Board Decides How to Handle Proposed Changes

Joaqlin Estus, KNBA – Anchorage Interior Secretary Ken Salazar told the Alaska Federation of Natives convention in 2009 he planned to review the...

Redistricting Draft Splits Petersburg

Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska – Juneau Draft redistricting plans would split Petersburg, marginalize its residents and reduce funding for local projects. That’s according to ...

US House Votes on ‘No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act’

Libby Casey, APRN - Washington DC That Republican vote in the U.S. House to block any government funding connected to abortion Wednesday included Alaska's...

Court Upholds Decision Halting Juneau Access Projects

Casey Kelly, KTOO – Juneau The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday upheld a lower court decision halting the Juneau Access project. The...

House, Senate Agree on State’s Operating Budget

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau 17 days into the special legislative session – and the House and Senate Wednesday finally agreed on the...

Fate of Denali Commission Funds Still Unknown

Photo and Story by Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage Staff at Alaska’s Denali commission are waiting to hear whether or not they will...

Anchorage Officials Campaign to End Panhandling

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage Anchorage officials are starting a campaign to end panhandling in the city.  Mayor Dan Sullivan said Wednesday that...

Today Marks 100th Anniversary of Cordova Coal Party

Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks It’s the 100 year anniversary of a fight between Alaskans and the federal government over energy resources.  Lieutenant...

Subsistence Board Votes to Set Hard Cap on Bycatch

Joaqlin Estus, KNBA – Anchorage The Federal Subsistence Board voted in favor of setting a hard cap on bycatch accidentally caught by fishermen...