| May 20, 2014
| 10:20 AM
The most vocal opponents of the Net neutrality rules the Federal Communications Commission put out for public comment on May 15 have been the critics who say the rules won't actually assure the Net's neutrality. But the draft has also drawn a searing...
| Mar 11, 2014
It has been said that nothing dies harder than a bad idea.
Nearly two decades ago, while I was serving as U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Alaska's Sens. Frank Murkowski and Ted Stevens wanted to build a 38-mile gravel road in their state, with 11...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:14 PM
HONOLULU — In primaries across the country — in Idaho, Kentucky, Mississippi and other states — Republicans are locked in a heart-and-soul battle between purists and pragmatists clashing over what it means to represent the party, its...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 12:03 PM
"Guns don't kill, people do." What a flip response to the horrific epidemic of gun violence in the United States. Just this past weekend in Maryland, three young people, including the gunman, were shot to death in a mall in Columbia, and others were...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:00 AM
When Barack Obama won a historic victory in 2008, eight Democratic candidates captured Senate seats that had been in Republican hands.
Those same Democrats are now facing their first reelection campaigns in a less friendly political climate, and...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 7:08 PM
International travelers at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport say they won’t be discouraged by a worldwide travel alert in the wake of a potential terrorist attack.
On Sunday, 21 U.S. embassies and consulates in 17 countries throughout...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:18 PM
The almost-day-old partial government shutdown is having varied affects across Alaska. Here's a look at what the shutdown means, by the numbers:
Of the 750 National Park Service employees in Alaska, spokesperson John Quigley says 64 are working...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 12:39 PM
European aerospace giant Airbus announced Tuesday that Allan McArtor will take over as chairman and chief executive of the company's North American business unit when current chief Sean O'Keefe steps down in March.
O'Keefe, 57, is resigning to address...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Former U.S. Senator Ted Stevens once famously stated that the Internet is a "series of tubes," an observation that would have been more comical if his committee hadn't been responsible for regulating the Internet. Rep. Michele Bachmann suggested that...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:51 PM
The nine unidentified passengers killed in a small plane crash in southern Alaska on Sunday were believed to be from South Carolina, police said Monday.
The De Havilland DHC-3 Otter air taxi, which crashed near Soldotna, was on its way to the Bear...
| 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...