| Jul 16, 2012
| 9:19 PM
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Monday that Alaska would be getting up to $50,000 to help clean up tsunami debris that's arrived on our shores due to the Japanese earthquake and tsunami last year.
The federal government says...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 4:59 PM
The Air Force has determined that a valve in F-22 Raptor pilots’ pressure-suit vests are to blame for a string of hypoxia-related incidents, and is taking steps to replace the valves and relax flight restrictions placed on the stealth fighters....
| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:36 PM
The head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce-- the nation's premier group representing business interests -- said Thursday that he believes the U.S. Senate will pass the Law of the Sea Treaty during its next session.
Despite Tom Donahue's prediction, the...
| 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...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 5:18 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a surprising string of victories last fall, Democrats now face a challenging terrain as they look to hold onto their Senate majority in 2014 and prevent Republicans from gaining full control of Congress during President...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 6:09 PM
Democrat Senator Mark Begich held a Saturday town hall meeting in Anchorage discussing issues affecting Alaska Natives.
The town hall was open to the public and about a hundred people showed up for the event at the Southcentral Foundation in the U-Med...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 2:52 PM
The Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act Tuesday with a number of amendments affecting Alaska, including a one-year delay in the planned transfer of an F-16 fighter squadron from Eielson Air Force in Fairbanks to Anchorage.
| Dec 5, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Alaska's U.S. senators spoke up Wednesday on continuing negotiations between the White House and Republican House leaders to avert a "fiscal cliff" of automatic tax hikes and spending cuts, set to take effect Jan. 1 if the two sides don't make a deal this...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Former North Slope Borough Mayor Edward Itta was appointed by President Obama to the U.S. Arctic Research Commission Tuesday, drawing praise from Alaska’s U.S. senators for his continued service to the Last Frontier.
Itta is a member and former...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 11:41 PM
Alaska Senator Mark Begich announced a new bill to create incentives for in-state natural gas delivery.
Senator Begich said on Monday the legislation is in response to skyrocketing energy prices in Rural and Interior areas of Alaska.
The Senator said...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 12:39 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a dramatic appeal, wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords urged Congress on Wednesday to enact tougher curbs on guns, saying, "too many children are dying" without them.
"The time is now. You must act. Be bold, be courageous,...