| Aug 3, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Tribal leaders who are battling plans for Pebble Mine, a $300-billion copper, molybdemum and gold deposit at the headwaters of Bristol Bay--home of the world's biggest sockeye salmon runs--are appealing now to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by Mike Memoli Sarah Palin's biggest political victory this year could come in her home state, where her endorsed candidate for Senate holds a surprising lead over incumbent Lisa Murkowski in the Alaska Republican Senate primary. With all but nine......
| Mar 12, 2012
| 7:56 PM
On Monday, the 11 Alaska State Lawmakers who travelled to Washington, D.C over the weekend returned to Juneau with a sobering message about protecting America's oil and gas drilling rights in the Arctic Ocean.
They said that China -- a nation of 1.3...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 5:51 PM
Congressman Don Young is being recognized with a rather unflattering distinction -- The New York Times dug through the attendance records of members of Congress, and found that Young missed a significant chunk of votes during his latest term in office....
| Nov 22, 2011
| 3:33 PM
A Rice University professor forgot he wasn’t in charge of his classroom when he challenged an Alaska congressman for referring to him by the wrong name.
During a House committee hearing on drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve, Rep. Don...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 9:50 AM
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood spent day two of his Alaska visit discussing major transportation issues and concerns with Alaskans.
At the University of Alaska Anchorage's aviation center on Wednesday, Secretary LaHood and Sen. Mark Begich...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 1:30 PM
Arctic offshore drilling could move closer to development after new language was introduced in the House’s 2012 Department of Interior spending bill.
Alaska’s D.C. delegation is praising language that transfers air quality authority from...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 3:36 PM
The USS Anchorage will be commissioned in Anchorage next September or October, according to a joint statement Monday from Alaska’s congressional delegation.
Sens. Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski, as well as Rep. Don Young, all wrote Navy Secretary...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 2:12 PM
Sarah Palin had a tough relationship with members of her home state congressional delegation, as she did with many other public officials.
E-mail exchanges between then-Gov. Palin and the head of her Washington office, John Katz, often have "Palin...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 4:19 PM
Rep. Don Young filed to run for a twenty-first two-year term in Congress Wednesday morning.
So far no major challengers have announced plans to seek Alaska's sole seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Alaska Democrats say two people with...
| Feb 19, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva Even in defeat, it seems, there is victory. Even that $787-billion economic stimulus that all the House's Republicans opposed has its rosy side. "The timing couldn't be better,'' one Florida Republican crows about a high-speed rail project.....