| 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...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 7:32 PM
The U.S. Department of Energy released a new report Thursday looking at how U.S. liquefied natural gas is exported, which is being hailed by Alaska's U.S. senators -- although Alaska wasn't included in it.
The study's authors say they didn't include LNG...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Gov. Sean Parnell took a major step toward making a proposed North Slope natural gas liquefaction plant a reality Friday, announcing a $355 million package to support its construction as well as an utility and a private-sector natural gas distribution...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 3:43 PM
Today would have been the 89th birthday of Senator Ted Stevens.
Stevens, who died in a plane crash in 2010, served as a United States Senator from December 24, 1968 to January 3, 2009. His 41 years in office make him the longest-serving Republican...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 1:07 PM
Alaska has about 17,000 federal employees and about 10 percent of them are eligible to retire before the end of the year.
Those employees are taking advantage of expiring pension benefits, leaving a gaping hole in Alaska's workforce.
| 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 5, 2012
| 10:00 PM
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is on a two-day energy tour in Alaska with Sen. John Hoeven (R-North Dakota).
On Sunday, they landed in Anchorage after touring various oil and natural gas activities on the North Slope. Among the places they visited...
| 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...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 4:35 PM
More than 1,500 people attended the late state Sen. Al Adams' memorial service at ChangePoint Church in Anchorage on Wednesday.
In addition to family and friends, many state dignitaries also attended. Adams died Monday following a long battle with...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 9:00 PM
Sen. Lisa Murkowski held a roundtable health care reform event Wednesday at the University of Alaska Anchorage to discuss the Affordable Care Act.
The event consisted of three panelists and a roomful of people who came together to discuss how the...