Court stands its ground on Kensington Mine

The U.S. Ninth Circuit of Appeals will not reconsider an earlier decision that the tailings plan for the Kensington Gold Mine is illegal. Rosemarie Alexander,...

Korhing trial set to go to the jury

Both sides have officially rested their cases in the corruption trial of former state lawmaker Vic Kohring, and the case will now go to...

Latest oil-tax proposal takes on water

A new revenue analysis of the House Oil and Gas Committee’s oil tax bill that appeared over the weekend shows the state would take...

Feds investigating Stevens fish deals

The Associated Press is reporting Federal authorities investigating Sen. Ted Stevens are talking to members of the Alaska fishing industry looking for evidence of...

Supreme Court takes up Exxon Valdez reopener

It wasn't what they had hoped to hear, but this morning, Exxon Valdez oil spill plaintiffs found out they have more rounds to go...

Governor and Legislators react to decision on Exxon Valdez

Governor Palin says the Supreme Court’s acceptance of the appeal was a “kick in Alaskans’ collective gut.” She says the litigation is now becoming...

Ted Stevens name raised in Kohring corruption trial

New details have emerged in the federal investigation of Senator Ted Stevens, and the renovation of his Girdwood home. The information comes from testimony...

Prosecution winds up its case against Kohring

We should know soon whether former state legislator Vic Kohring will testify in his own defense. Federal prosecutors were wrapping up their corruption case...

House and Senate diverge on oil and gas tax

The House and Senate are taking separate paths to a re-written oil and gas tax. In separate committee substitute bills released over the weekend,...

Kohring trial ends first week with VECO's Bill Allen on the stand

Week one of the corruption trial of former legislator Vic Kohring has come to an end. Today concluded with VECO's former chairman Bill Allen...

AFN 2007 – Day Two

APRN's Lori Townsend checks in from Fairbanks with independent journalist Nellie Moore, covering the days events at the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) convention...

BP to plead guilty for North Slope malfeasance

BP today agreed to plead guilty to violations of the federal Clean Water Act and pay $20 million in fines and restitution related to...

Rick Smith testifies at Kohring trial

Federal prosecutors brought one of their main witnesses to the stand today to testify against former state representative Vic Kohring. Rick Smith explained what...

AFN 2007 – Day One

The 2007 Alaska Federation of Natives Conference opened today in Fairbanks. APRN's Lori Townsend and Nellie Moore discuss the day's events. Lori Townsend, APRN -...

Secret video and audio evidence presented to Kohring jury

Day three of the corruption trial of former state representative Vic Kohring has come to a close. And today, the jury got a look...

Senate President dismisses Allen/Kohring election connection

U.S. Attorney Joseph Bottini yesterday said he intends to show the federal jury that former VECO chairman Bill Allen's influence over former legislator Vic...

U.N. 'Law of the Sea' treaty threatened by U.S. Senate Republicans

Some conservative U.S. Senate Republicans -- including at least three party leaders -- are threatening once again to hold up the United Nations Convention...

Kohring trial begins

Today, federal prosecutors told a jury how they plan to prove that former state representative Vic Kohring took bribes from VECO Incorporated CEO Bill...

State House searches for oil tax solution

The Minority and Majorities in the State House of Representatives today opened talks on an alternative tax plan that might get enough support to...

Alaska natives talk oil in DC

Alaska Natives worried about oil development on and off the North Slope are in Washington, DC this week to voice their concerns to lawmakers...