| Dec 15, 2011
| 1:30 PM
Arctic offshore drilling could move closer to development after new language was introduced in the House’s 2012 Department of Interior spending bill.
Alaska’s D.C. delegation is praising language that transfers air quality authority from...
| 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...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 6:07 PM
Sen. Lisa Murkowski hailed a list of key Alaska projects Saturday she says were addressed in a $1 trillion omnibus appropriations bill, passed by the Senate, which will fund the remainder of the federal government’s 2012 fiscal year.
| Jan 6, 2012
| 2:38 PM
The USS Anchorage, a new Navy ship currently undergoing sea trials, is under consideration for commissioning in Anchorage, according to a letter from Navy Secretary Ray Mabus’s office to Sen. Lisa Murkowski.
The state’s congressional...
| 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 9, 2012
| 3:36 PM
The USS Anchorage will be commissioned in Anchorage next September or October, according to a joint statement Monday from Alaska’s congressional delegation.
Sens. Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski, as well as Rep. Don Young, all wrote Navy Secretary...
| 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 14, 2012
| 5:17 AM
Proudly beating his father and grandfather to the Iditarodfinish line, 25-year-old Dallas Seavey can now claim bragging rights in Iditarod history -- becoming the youngest winning musher in the race's 40-year existence.
Seavey arrived in Nome Tuesday,...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 7:51 PM
A report conducted by an independent investigator -- and commissioned by a Federal Judge in Washington -- confirms in detail allegations of prosecutorial misconduct in the trial of the late Ted Stevens.
The report was released publicly today -- after...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Sen. Lisa Murkowski isn't up for election until 2016, but that's not stopping the American Chemistry Council from buying lots of commercial airtime on TV and radio stations in Anchorage, airing a pro-Murkowski political advertisement hundreds of times....
| 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...