BIA may move offices from Juneau to Anchorage

The Alaska regional office for the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is considering a move from Juneau to Anchorage, possibly within the next few...

Anita Bay enhanced fishery returns exceeding expectations

Returns are exceeding expectations this summer at the Anita Bay enhanced fishery in Southeast. The terminal harvest area is about 15 miles southwest of...

Dillingham's 'Dancing Salmon' stepping out with 20 tons of premium fish

Three generations process fish at Dancing Salmon -- a small boutique processor and smokehouse in Dillingham selling their top-quality fish products to buyers in...

Disappearing polar sea ice leading toward increasing polar traffic

A three-day symposium on the naval and maritime effects of diminishing Arctic sea ice kicked off today in Washington, D.C. The U.S. Navy, the...

Denali Kid Care health coverage expanded

More low-income children and pregnant women have access to medical care through a bill Governor Palin signed into law last night. The bill renews...

Federal government may review Alaska Native tribal status

A letter sent to Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne in May sought to prompt a review of the legal status of tribes in Alaska. The...

Retail eye for the Salmon Guy

Direct marketing fish in some parts of the world consists of a fisherman pulling up to the dock and selling their catch off the...

Alaska wildfire management balancing against Lower 48 fires

Hundreds of firefighters are at work across interior Alaska, but with cooler, wetter weather expected, some response personnel are beginning to be sent south....

Fairbanks hosts public Q&A tonight to explain proposed new taxes

Fairbanks Borough officials are hosting a meeting tonight to talk about proposals for new taxes. Two options to change the Borough's tax structure are...

Troller sinks off Sitka, offering life lessons to crew

The commercial trolling boat "Prospector" sank 75 miles north of Sitka late last week. No injuries were sustained by the two man crew, who...

Jury convicts Tom Anderson for bribery, conspiracy and money laundering

Former Anchorage lawmaker Tom Anderson was convicted of seven felonies today including bribery, conspiracy and money laundering. His sentencing is set for October. This...

Legislators and observers react to Anderson verdict

On hearing the news of Anderson's conviction, Anchorage Representative Bob Roses said he was personally disappointed with the outcome of the trial. Roses was...

Ethics reform bill signed into law

The Ethics Reform bill passed by the legislature in May is now law. Governor Palin signed the 38-page measure this afternoon. The bill contains...

John Bitney leaves governor's office on eve of new ethics law

One of the Palin administration's key movers behind the ethics bill -- and other major issues during this year's session -- has left government...

Arctic Economic Development Summit gathers community leaders in Kotzebue

Alaska's northern regions possess some of the state's richest natural resources. But the wealth from the North Slope Oil Fields or northwest Alaska's Red...

As coastline dissolves, communities hit relocation roadblocks

Villages up and down the west coast of Alaska continue to face problems brought about by coastal erosion. Several are considering relocating but are...

Mat-Su Borough and MEA divided over coal-fired power plans

Matanuska Electric Association (MEA) and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough are headed for a showdown over a proposed ordinance that could limit the power provider's plans...

Mat-Su Borough and MEA divided over coal-fired power plans

Matanuska Electric Association (MEA) and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough are headed for a showdown over a proposed ordinance that could limit the power provider's plans...

Thorne Bay courting bids for home and business development land in southeast

A little more of the Last Frontier is going on sale soon. The Southeast Alaska town of Thorne Bay is auctioning off property in...

Breaking News: Anderson guilty on all seven counts

A federal jury has found former Anchorage state Representative Tom Anderson guilty of seven counts of bribery, extortion and money laundering. Walking out of the...