| May 10, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., said April 25 that she plans to hold a markup of a new farm bill in May, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., signaled that he intends to bring it to the Senate floor...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 6:32 PM
SEATTLE — Sarah Palin’s last elective position in Alaska ended early when in 2009 she abandoned the governorship midway through her first term.
But tea party activists appear eager for a comeback, urging supporters to contribute money toward...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Ted Stevens corruption case: A federal judge orders the release of an independent probe into the prosecution of former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska....
| Dec 15, 2011
| 8:21 PM
Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, says the entire future of wild fish and fisheries is at stake in the fight against genetically engineered fish.
Begich, who is chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard, held a...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 1:52 PM
Shell Oil Company’s exploration plan for summer 2012 offshore drilling in the Chukchi Sea was conditionally approved by the Department of the Interior on Friday.
Among the conditions in the approval is a measure which requires Shell to cease...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 9:28 AM
In Fairbanks, there are some taut nerves this weekend.
That's because residents there today learned details of an Air Force plan to make drastic cuts at Eielson Air Force Base. General Norton Schwartz, The Air Force Chief-of-Staff, told a crowd of...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 8:19 PM
Senator Mark Begich spoke before a joint-session of the Alaska legislature on Monday and promised an era of oil exploration and development -- in the coming decade -- which would rival Prudhoe Bay.
Begich told lawmakers that as early as this July, 1200...
| 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...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 4:51 PM
The Alaska Railroad could face some tough decisions after the U.S. Senate chose last week to cut $30 million in federal funds designated for the railroad from the Senate transportation bill.
Alaska's senators, Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski, pushed for...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 1:53 PM
A 150 foot Japanese fishing vessel, believed to be washed out to sea by an earthquake and tsunami last March, has appeared off the coast of British Columbia and is expected to drift north toward Alaska, according to NOAA.
Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska)...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 3:17 PM
A plan by the Obama administration to refocus and shrink the U.S. military presence around the globe could have a significant impact on Alaska.
The Pentagon says Asia is now its primary focus -- especially unstable North Korea, where new leader Kim...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:02 PM
“Big Miracle,” a film based on the 1988 international rescue of whales trapped under ice near Barrow, held its world premiere Wednesday in Washington, D.C. The event drew figures from the original crisis as well as A-list actors from the film,...