| 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.
| Oct 28, 2011
| 4:44 AM
U.S. senators from Alaska and Washington state called on Thursday for more investigation of a contagious and lethal fish virus recently detected for the first time in wild Pacific salmon, alarming marine scientists.
The infectious salmon anemia virus,...
| May 23, 2012
| 6:38 AM
Residents of towns in the Alaska Panhandle have begun picking up plastic bottles, chunks of foam insulation and floating buoys from Japan's 2011 tsunami.
"This is urethane spray building foam," Chris Pallister, president of the conservation group Gulf of...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 4:35 AM
A Coast Guard icebreaker cruising off the coast of Alaska after a research season in the Arctic Ocean should be diverted to clear a path to Nome so fuel can be delivered to that isolated northern city, the state's two U.S. senators said on Thursday.