| Aug 15, 2011
| 6:46 PM
All three members of Alaska's U.S. congressional delegation received packages containing a suspicious powder Monday. FBI spokesperson Eric Gonzalez described the powder sent to the offices as "non-threatening concrete material" Monday evening, saying...
| 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...
| May 12, 2011
| 6:46 PM
The Endangered Species Act is a program that aims to protect, but some say it can cause more harm than good. A small herd of Wood Bison are waiting to be reintroduced into the wild at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation.
Wood Bison have been extinct in...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 10:09 AM
Representative Don Young Don Young reintroduced a bill that allows Alaska Natives who served in Vietnam a chance to obtain lands under ANCSA on Thursday.
Young’s legislation, H.R. 3604, would amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to...
| May 17, 2011
| 11:10 AM
The planners of the Denali natural gas pipeline project announced an end Tuesday to their quest to build a large-diameter gas line to the Lower 48.
"Denali is ending its efforts because of a lack of customer support," said Denali's president, Bud...
| 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...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 11:19 PM
Alaskans honored a late U.S. senator considered a legend in the state on Saturday, the first official Ted Stevens Day.
After Stevens died last August in a plane crash near Dillingham, the state Legislature unanimously passed a measure to devote a day...
| 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.....
| Apr 16, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva We've been hearing a lot about Sarah Palin lately. It's not, however, what the governor of Alaska, erstwhile Republican candidate for vice president and oft-mentioned prospect for her party's future leaders, wants us to hear: It has......