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  • Shame on the Senate; send 'em all home

    Let me begin this column with an apology. Once a week, I pick an important issue and offer my reasoned analysis, based on the facts, of what it all means and how we should react. But there are times when the intellect fails and the heart and gut take...
  • Ted Stevens case: Probe of prosecutor misconduct will go public

     
    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....
  • Nelson, other senators urge curb on oil speculators

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Florida Senator Bill Nelson and a dozen of his colleagues urged federal officials on Thursday to use new regulations to curb speculators from driving up gas prices. “Speculators are...
  • In rural Alaska, $8.60 for a gallon of gasoline

     
    These days, there's no shortage of information on the nation's gasoline prices. As motorists look for options as costs rise to levels not seen since the summer of 2008, publicly accessible databases can be found on sites such as the......
  • Alaska won't seek U.S. health exchange grants

    Alaska won't seek U.S. health exchange grants
    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. Parnell,...
  • Kill rats and show off Coast Guard firepower, Alaska senator says

    Kill rats and show off Coast Guard firepower, Alaska senator says
    What do you do with a rat-infested, stateless pirate fishing vessel? Blow it up to show off the firepower of the Coast Guard's newest, toughest cutters, a U.S. senator says. Crew from the Coast Guard cutter Munro seized the Bangun Perkasa, which was...
  • Further study urged on virus found in Pacific salmon

    Further study urged on virus found in Pacific salmon
    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,...
  • Icebreaker sought to refuel isolated Nome, Alaska

    Icebreaker sought to refuel isolated Nome, Alaska
    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. The...
  • Flotsam from Japan tsunami reaches Alaska

    Flotsam from Japan tsunami reaches Alaska
    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...