ConocoPhillips submits gasline proposal

Governor Sarah Palin will announce within the hour which companies have submitted applications to build a natural gas pipeline. They must meet the state's...

FBI releases phone recordings of McGuire

After days of denying its existence, the FBI has released audio of State Senator Lesil McGuire allegedly trying to intimidate a federal witness. McGuire...

Senator Murkowski holds hearing on care of returning soldiers

Senator Lisa Murkowski listened to vets, VA and health care officials today in Anchorage during a field hearing on health care for soldiers returning...

BP fined $20 million for Prudhoe Bay oil spill

Oil giant BP plead guilty today to a federal environmental crime stemming from an oil spill at Prudhoe Bay last year. The company was...

DNC hopes to access Federal dollars for coastal impact assistance

The state department of Natural Resources coastal management program is working on a plan to access nearly $2.5 million per year over the next...

Alaska birds included on national watch list

Twenty types of birds that breed or live much of the time in Alaska are included in a watch list of the nation’s most...

New genetic link ties native peoples in North America and Siberia

A new study finds a genetic link for many Native people in North America with certain populations in Siberia. University of Michigan genetics professor...

Papa Pilgrim headed to prison

Robert Hale has been sentenced to 14 years in prison. Hale, who was also known as Papa Pilgrim, had plead no contest to incest,...

Senator Lesil McGuire implicated in threats

Convicted former-lobbyist Bill Bobrick was sentenced this morning to five months in prison and five months of home confinement for his role in Alaska's...

WASCO sentence handed down

Jeremy Oliver was sentenced yesterday in Dillingham for crimes committed during the 2004 fishing season in Ekuk. Oliver and his company, WASCO, were charged...

US Interior Department finds problems with alleged interference

The Interior Department announced today that it found problems with seven of eight Endangered Species Act designations that former Deputy Assistant Secretary Julie MacDonald...

Government scientists evaluate extent of ice melt in Alaska

Climate change is melting a lot of ice in and around Alaska. But federal government scientists quantified some of that loss today at Washington,...

ConocoPhillips backs away from North Slope upgrade

One of Alaska's largest oil producers is canceling a major construction project on the North Slope, and is blaming the state's new oil tax...

Young moves to YouTube to connect with young (or Young) voters

As it turns out, an old Alaska political dog can learn new tricks. Congressman Don Young has joined the ranks of politicians using YouTube...

Black Friday: 1; Family Budget: 0

Today was Black Friday, the traditional post-Thanksgiving start to the holiday shopping season. In Anchorage, at least one store opened at 4:00 a.m. and...

Governor seeks statewide feedback on how to spend new oil revenue

Governor Sarah Palin is seeking the public's input on what Alaska should do with the extra revenue that will be generated by the state's...

Bobrick prepares for sentencing

It's looking like convicted former-lobbyist Bill Bobrick will spend roughly 1 full year in prison. Bobrick will be sentenced early next week. He's the...

Drunk-driving fatalities down in Alaska

Drunk driving deaths in Alaska are continuing a downward trend. Compared with other states with similar populations such as North Dakota and Wyoming,...

Oil spill in the Tongass Narrows

Clean-up crews are on the scene of an oil spill that occurred this morning in the Tongass narrows across from Ketchikan International Airport. The...

Les Gara criticizes the Alaska Support Industry Alliance

A state representative is criticizing an oil industry trade association for what he calls an effort to unseat lawmakers who supported new taxes on...