| Feb 9, 2011
| 7:16 PM
A new oil field came online on the North Slope Wednesday, but a group that encourages development of Alaska's resources says it may be too little too late
The Nikaitchuq unit will only put out about 28,000 barrels of oil per day at its peak and the...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 2:33 PM
Office space is one of the biggest expenses a small-business owner faces -- one some businesses can’t afford, even when it is desperately needed. That’s why a Mat-Su Valley man’s business plan is simply to share his space.
| Feb 1, 2011
| 10:14 AM
The coupon website Groupon, which held its Anchorage launch in November, already has thousands of subscribers. Local shops offer unbeatable deals to get customers in the door -- possibly taking a loss up front that could pay off in the long run.
| Jan 25, 2011
| 9:31 AM
At age 18, South High School grad Tyler Arnold has long since left home for the first time. He's in Romania on a business trip this week, promoting his Internet firm Tyler Systems.
“We're an international business, so I find myself in different...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 4:04 PM
In Alaska, most have gotten used to produce going bad in a couple days-- a week at best. But one local company is growing produce year-round right here on a micro scale.
The goal is eventually to have a massive commercial greenhouse growing fresh...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 8:11 PM
Some of Anchorage's most competitive tech-oriented kids went head-to-head Saturday -- playing with LEGO bricks. Hundreds of fourth through ninth-graders competed in the first LEGO League Challenge robotics competition of the year.
Getting in on the...
| Jan 16, 2011
| 10:49 PM
The trans-Alaska pipeline remained shut down Sunday as repair work continued to deal with a leak that was discovered last weekend. The 800-mile pipeline was shut down early Saturday morning to install a bypass pipe around the leak.
The shutdown was...
| Jan 16, 2011
| 12:19 AM
When more than 150 dogs were rescued from an alleged Valley puppy mill earlier this week, space at the Mat-Su Borough’s animal shelter became a major issue.
Dogs that were already there had to be moved somewhere else, and an adoption fair in...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 7:40 PM
Mat-Su Animal Shelter officials say the money, supplies and aid continues to pour in as they care for 150 starving dogs taken from an alleged puppy mill earlier in the week.
Monetary donations to the Mat-Su Animal Shelter have topped $14,000 dollars...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 9:11 AM
One Anchorage business specializes in a berry that most people have never heard of and probably don't even know how to say. Acai Alaska is a small shop bringing a healthy taste of aloha to the Last Frontier.
For CJ von Imhof and his wife Julia, the goal...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 7:39 PM
Splicing DNA and cloning genes is the type high-tech science that you normally only hear about in news headlines, but for some local high school students it became a reality Wednesday.
A science lab in Anchorage may change the way chemistry and biology...