| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 9:41 PM
I have viewed a portion of the July 24 hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs. Congresswoman Noem serves on this subcommittee.
Michael Black, current director of the Bureau of...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 9:41 AM
Alaska's congressional delegation says restrictions on land proposed for the 36,000-square mile National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska could create problems for Arctic offshore drilling.
Sens. Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Don Young say the...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Documents released by the FBI show that a source told investigators that an Alaska congressman and his late wife spent campaign money on hunting trips and flights and wrote checks to themselves over years of allegedly profligate spending on his...
| 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...