| Jan 5, 2011
| 1:50 PM
The National Transportation Safety Board issued two safety recommendations Wednesday to the Federal Aviation Administration that would require inspection of all emergency locator transmitters (ELTs) installed on general aviation aircraft to ensure that...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 7:04 PM
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) asked the U.S. Attorney General Thursday why the Justice Department hasn't prosecuted former-VECO CEO Bill Allen on allegations of child sexual abuse.
The Justice Department used the Allen as a key witness in several...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 11:21 AM
A proposal that would cut millions of dollars in public radio funding is threatening radio stations around the country, but in rural Alaska, the cuts could be dire and mean the end of a long tradition.
If you tuned in to KYUK, the public radio station...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 6:31 PM
While I wait for about an hour of HD footage to load onto the computer, I finally find myself with some down-time since I've been here working in Juneau. First of all, activity at the Capitol is pretty much the same somewhat well-oiled machine I was...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 12:30 PM
The Alaska House of Representatives advanced a bill Wednesday designating the fourth Saturday of every July as "Ted Stevens Day."
The measure (HB 101) passed with all 38 members present voting in favor.
“One thing you can be assured of is he...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Pete Kott, the former state House speaker charged in the corruption cases that swept the state Legislature after testimony from former oilfield services company executive Bill Allen, will change his plea to guilty on one federal count of bribery.
| May 24, 2011
| 9:48 AM
The National Transportation Safety Board approved a final report Tuesday that cited pilot Terry Smith’s “temporary unresponsiveness” as the probable cause of an Aug. 9 plane crash near Dillingham that killed former Sen. Ted Stevens, as...
| May 26, 2011
| 5:03 PM
The National Transportation Safety Board released several recommendations earlier this week, stemming from the crash of the plane that killed former Sen. Ted Stevens and four others.
That plane was not carrying a flight data recorder, and the NTSB has...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 7:29 PM
Former National Security Agency employee Thomas Drake accepted a plea deal Thursday that cleared him of espionage charges stemming from an alleged leak of classified information to a Baltimore Sun reporter who wrote about waste and mismanagement at the...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 2:12 PM
Sarah Palin had a tough relationship with members of her home state congressional delegation, as she did with many other public officials.
E-mail exchanges between then-Gov. Palin and the head of her Washington office, John Katz, often have "Palin...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Two former Alaska lawmakers whose corruption convictions were overturned due to prosecutorial errors are getting new trials.
U.S. District Judge Ralph Beistline on Wednesday set a tentative trial date of Oct. 24 for Victor Kohring and of Nov. 28 for Pete...