The U.S. Department of Energy is seeking input from Alaska Native tribes and corporations as it puts together a 10-year renewable energy plan for the Arctic.
Pope Francis has asked Chad Zielinski—an active military chaplain at Eielson Air Force Base near Fairbanks—to lead the nation’s northernmost diocese.
Voters in western Alaska bucked state trends in some races, but gave more decisive returns in others.
Three Arctic municipalities are joining forces with maritime stakeholders to establish a new group focused on safety in Arctic waters.
As the U.S. outlines priorities for its time as chair of the international Arctic Council, some Alaska Native groups say there’s not enough focus on indigenous rights, while state lawmakers call for a greater emphasis on jobs.
It’s a project three years, and several wells, in the making. Now, flow testing results from the Alaska Center for Energy and Power indicate that Pilgrim Hot Springs is a viable source of geothermal power — at least on site.
An emergency work session of the Nome Joint Utility Board was called to order last week, to discuss the utility’s finances. It would appear NJUS has a cash flow problem.
In yet another clash between canine and ungulate, two dogs were injured last weekend by a muskox near a biking trail in Nome.
The council moved forward on issues related to realignment of the Center Creek Road and formal opposition to future liquor licenses, but heads butted on the upcoming marijuana initiative.
Running for Alaska’s sole U.S. House seat, Dunbar says changes are needed in the criminal justice system — especially in what he sees as the overreach of federal drug laws.