| Jul 30, 2012
| 2:27 PM
When Sam Colt put a blue onion dome on his factory in the mid-19th century, it was to make an impression on travelers passing on the Connecticut River. The factory is about to make a good impression again, this time on passengers by car.
| Aug 5, 2012
| 10:00 PM
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is on a two-day energy tour in Alaska with Sen. John Hoeven (R-North Dakota).
On Sunday, they landed in Anchorage after touring various oil and natural gas activities on the North Slope. Among the places they visited...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 1:40 PM
U.S. Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar held a press conference in Anchorage today (Monday)-- and immediately stirred up controversy on the always-touchy subject of federal dominion when it comes to drilling in the state.
Salazar said he would like to...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 8:29 PM
U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar weighed in on the federal permitting delays surrounding the Point Thomson oil and gas fields -- the largest undeveloped oil and gas fields in Alaska.
It comes a day after Gov. Sean parnell wrote him a letter raising...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 8:55 AM
The Obama administration's move to open the mid- and South Atlantic coasts to offshore oil and gas exploration is scheduled to get a public airing in Annapolis on Wednesday.
The Annapolis session is one of a series being held from Florida to New Jersey...
| Sep 12, 2012
Before Vice President Joe Biden left Somerset County Tuesday he made a surprise visit to the Shanksville Volunteer Fire Department.
Fire Chief Sean Daniels said firefighters were not aware the vice president was stopping until shortly before the...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 7:28 PM
Alaska's natural resources continues to stir energy discussions with 2 big developments: Natural Gas and Arctic Drilling.
First, a topic that suddenly seems to be getting more attention than usual:
Proposals for that long-awaited Natural Gas...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 7:22 AM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — She doesn't wear a cowboy hat favored by traditional picks for interior secretary. Sally Jewell prefers fleece and Gore-Tex jackets and wears a safety helmet when she needs it for scaling cliffs, skiing or kayaking.
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Government agencies are already taking steps to comply with automatic spending cuts that took effect March 1. Some examples:
One of the Navy's premiere warships, the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, sits pierside in...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced the findings from a 60-day review of Shell Oil’s Arctic offshore drilling operations Thursday, saying the company “screwed up” in 2012 and that it won’t be allowed to continue work until...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 5:06 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday said looming automatic spending cuts are already affecting the economy, while a top administration official warned that the nation's borders would be less secure if billions of dollars are yanked...