| Nov 6, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Anchorage School District students made their presidential choices Tuesday as part of a civics exercise, voting on an unofficial abbreviated version of the Alaska ballot while their parents also went to the polls.
ASD spokesperson Heidi Embley says 14,...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Update: According to unofficial election results from the Division of Elections, longtime Alaska Congressman Don Young will return to the D.C. for his 21st term – marking over 40 years in office.
It was essentially no contest with Republican Don...
| May 24, 2012
| 5:54 PM
For months now, Alaska’s congressional delegation has been working to stop the Air Force from moving a squadron of F-16 fighter jets from Fairbanks to Anchorage.
Now Alaska lawmakers have added a delay tactic to their efforts.
This week a Senate...
| May 31, 2012
| 3:48 PM
An Air Force report on the proposed move of an F-16 fighter squadron from Fairbanks to Anchorageestimates savings from the move, as well as subsequent base operations cutbacks, at more than $200 million over five years.
The Site Activation Task Force...
| 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...
| 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....