| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:51 PM
State office candidates rushed to file for this year’s primary elections Friday, producing several surprises before a 5 p.m. filing deadline.
Fifty-nine of the state Legislature’s 60 seats -- all 40 House seats and 19 of 20 Senate seats...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 10:09 AM
When the Renewable Energy Fair started seven years ago at Chena Hot Springs near Fairbanks, a lot of what we saw back then wasn't tried and true. Today, many of those technologies -- wind, solar and biomass -- are in use across Alaska, where some of the...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 9:36 AM
Update: The Alaska Primary Election results that were reported Tuesday night remained nearly unchanged after the state Division of Elections released an update early Wednesday morning.
The latest update said 98 percent of precincts reported results as of...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Eielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks received a reprieve Tuesday afternoon, as Sen. Mark Begich’s office announced an Air Force delay on a decision whether to move a squadron of F-16 fighter jets from the baseto Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 9:53 PM
The Pentagon announced on Friday plans to strengthen its missile defense system with Ft. Greely on deck to see a significant increase due to the potential threats from North Korea.
Alaska’s D.C. delegation, Rep. Don Young and Sens. Mark Begich...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Responding to a series of high-profile incidents involving its assets for Arctic Ocean offshore drilling, Royal Dutch Shell PLC announced a “pause” in its 2013 drilling program in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas Wednesday.
The decision comes...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 10:54 AM
U.S. Rep. Don Young ended 2012 with more than $500,000 on hand.
The Alaska Republican indicated he would run again in 2014 before even winning re-election last year. He handily defeated former state Rep. Sharon Cissna in November. He has served as...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Independent photojournalists Will Rose and Kajsa Sjölander were on Alaska’s North Slope in November to document traditional whaling by the native Inupiat people, and found themselves at the height of a highly charged mayoral election season, with...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Republicans launched an unprecedented frontal assault against environmental protections and regulations this year, prompting Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) to call his chamber "the most anti-environment House in history." Here are the 10 most powerful and...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 4:33 PM
A new study in the journal Science suggests that the global climate may be less sensitive to CO2 fluctuations than predicted by the most extreme projections, and maybe slightly less than the best estimates of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change....
| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Famed biographer Doug Brinkley and Alaskan Rep. Don Young clashed bitterly last Friday as Brinkley, a professor at Rice University and the author most recently of “The Quiet World: Saving Alaska’s Wilderness Kingdom 1979-1960,” testified...