One per customer for Southeast halibut charter clients

Southeast halibut charter clients will be limited to one fish per day starting June 1st. The federal government announced the new rule yesterday. Ed Schoenfeld,...

Governor Palin sticks with TransCanada gasline proposal

Governor Sarah Palin announced today that after months of scrutinizing the details of the TransCanada proposal to build a natural gas pipeline, the state...

Legislators react to governor's gasline decision

The governor gave the legislature a lot to look at during the upcoming special session next month, and they're already talking about it. Dave Donaldson,...

Oil Industry weighs in on Gasline decision

The Governor said her team's analysis shows the best interests of the state are better met by TransCanada Alaska's bid than by the other...

Government report questions value of ANWR crude

A federal government report out today raises questions about whether ANWR oil drilling would do much to lower crude oil prices in the future. ...

Alaska will sue U.S. government over polar bear status

The State of Alaska announced today it's planning to sue the federal government for listing the polar bear as "threatened" under the Endangered Species...

Kenai Peninsula fire 20% contained

Firefighters are making some progress in bringing the 300-acre homestead fire on the Kenai Peninsula under control. Mike Mason, KBBI - Homer

Wildfire breaks out on the Kenai

Firefighters are working today to contain a wildfire that apparently started last night on the Kenai Peninsula. The fire is burning in an...

State blocks release of polar bear recommendations

While many ears were tuned in for the Interior department's polar bear listing decision late last week, a UAA professor's long standing request for...

Tourists seeking southeast halibut will be limited to one fish per day

Southeast Alaska's charter halibut season will likely kick off with a major change. A one-fish-per-day limit for customers could be in place by June...

ANWR still dead on arrival on Capitol Hill

The Alaska delegation and other ANWR drilling supporters were rebuffed twice in Congress this week. On Tuesday, a Republican energy plan with ANWR...

BLM announces leasing plan for northeastern NPRA

The Bureau of Land Management today announced their leasing plan for the Northeastern  portion of the National Petroleum Reserve Alaska or NPRA. Although the...

Slow start on the Copper River

The Copper River salmon season got off to a bleak start yesterday morning. Numbers are way down from last year. Amy Bracken, KCHU - Valdez

Governor Palin announces plan to help Alaskans weather the energy crisis

Governor Sarah Palin has unveiled her plan to curb Alaska's growing energy crisis. If  passed by the legislature, the plan would put thousands of...

Statewide climate-change group meets in Anchorage

The Governor's Sub-Cabinet on Climate Change began its meetings today in Anchorage.  The group plans to pull together a strategy for dealing with Alaska's...

Legislators begin making plans for special session

The leaders in the House and Senate have begun making plans jointly for handling the work required of them during the special legislative session...

Polar bears officially a 'threatened' species

After months of delay and wrangling over what to do, the Bush Administration announced today that it's listing polar bears as 'threatened' under the...

Ted Stevens takes TSA to task

The head of the federal Transportation Security Administration got an earful from Ted Stevens at a US Senate Commerce Committee hearing today. Joel Southern, APRN...

Digital TV conversion looms for Alaskans

Alaskans haven't exactly been rushing to buy digital television equipment. TV stations in urban markets will discontinue analog broadcasts next February. But only 14,500...