| Feb 11, 2011
| 4:36 PM
May 8, 2007: Sen. Ted Stevens responds to a federal indictment of Bill Allen, head of oilfield services company VECO Corp., for allegedly bribing his son, then-state Senate President Ben Stevens, in 2002.
July 18, 2007: Stevens files a report on his...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 4:40 AM
Alaska Governor Sean Parnell said on Thursday his state will not apply for federal grants to establish medical insurance exchanges under the newly enacted U.S. healthcare law because a Florida judge has ruled the legislation unconstitutional.
| Feb 22, 2011
| 4:45 PM
U.S. Sen. Mark Begich held a press conference in Anchorage Tuesday to talk about the federal budget. At the conference he unveiled a new link on his website that allows the public to contact him with their ideas for budget cuts and how to reduce the...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 12:38 PM
President Obama on Tuesday signed an executive order creating an interagency working group to coordinate energy development in Alaska.
Interior Department Deputy Secretary David Hayes will chair the high-level group.
Hayes says on the White House blog...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 3:38 PM
Alaska’s congressional delegation introduced legislation Wednesday to repeal application of the U.S. Forest Service’s “roadless rule” to the state. The rule, dating back to the Clinton administration, bans most road construction or...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 3:05 PM
Alaska’s congressional delegation doesn’t want “Frankenfish” – their word for genetically-modified salmon – on the U.S. market.
U.S. Senators Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski and Congressman Don Young joined a handful of...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 6:35 PM
Alaska's junior senator has asked House and Senate leaders to call Congress back into session to end the
partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration.
Sen. Mark Begich, in a letter dated Wednesday, said the shutdown has halted millions of...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 9:34 AM
Congress struck a deal Thursday to end the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration. The temporary extension will put thousands of FAA employees back to work, will get various construction projects back on track.
The extension is good...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 1:37 PM
U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is on his third trip to Alaska. He met with business leaders in Anchorage Monday morning at CIRI, an Alaska Native corporation, to talk about the Obama administration's commitment to developing Alaska's offshore oil and...
| 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...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 9:49 PM
One of the longest military conflicts in our nation's history comes to an end when President Obama announced he’s pulling nearly 40,000 US troops from Iraq.
“Across America our service men and women will be reunited with their families. Today...