With an additional 15,200 votes counted, Republican Senate candidate Dan Sullivan and independent gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker maintained their election leads.
Removing the sales tax exemptions from local churches and nonprofits could bring in up to $300,000 a year, city finance officials say.
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.