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Alaska joins lawsuit challenging federal authority on state water

Alaska News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 13:22
“This final rule will likely have detrimental impacts on development in Alaska,” Walker said in the statement. “In addition to being incredibly expansive, ...

Alaska sues EPA over water rule | Alaska Dispatch News - Anchorage Daily News

Alaska News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 13:15
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker is taking the Environmental Protection Agency to court over the agency's new regulation that defines which waters are subject ...

Fires in Alaska have scientists worried - Business Insider

Alaska News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 13:11
So far in June, Alaska has seen 391 wildfires, with 152 of these starting up on the weekend of June 21-22, totaling more than 1.1 million acres of ...

Alaska, 12 other states sue over rule giving feds authority on state water - Fairbanks Daily News ...

Alaska News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:37
The other states involved are Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, South Dakota and ...

Polar Pioneer drill rig arrives in Dutch Harbor | Alaska Public Media

Alaska News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:35
But when it arrived nearly two weeks later in Dutch Harbor, a tiny fishing outpost in the middle of Alaska's Aleutian Chain, it was greeted only by a brisk ...

Alaska crash highlights buyer beware when it comes to excursions

Alaska News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:26
Those who died on this excursion were passengers on Holland America's Westerdam, a ship I took to Alaska in 2009. Holland America is a great ...

Video: Check Out An Awesome Showcase Of This F-16 Over Alaska

Alaska News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:03
The guys and girls from the 35th were in Alaska earlier this year further honing their fighting skills. They also had their GoPro cameras with them ...

Weekend rains bring relief for Alaska wildfire crews | Local News - KTUU.com Anchorage

Alaska News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:52
Weekend rains brought relief to crews battling Alaska wildfires, but conditions are expected to heat up later this week, capping a record fire month.

Alaska Editorials | Fresno Bee Fresno Bee

Alaska News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:30
Here is a sampling of editorial opinions from Alaska newspapers: June 23, 2015. Juneau Empire: To fight rising prison costs, Alaska must reform.

Alaska Editorials | News & Observer News & Observer

Alaska News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:30
Though the Alaska Legislature has solved the state's budget puzzle for the 2016 fiscal year, in less than seven months it will be back at work in the ...

Alaska governor signs first tax increase in 10 years - TimesDaily: State

Alaska News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:18
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska is facing the first tax increase in a decade after Governor Bill Walker signed the measure into law on Saturday ...

Alaska governor signs first tax increase in 10 years

Alaska News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:18
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Alaska is facing the first tax increase in a decade after Governor Bill Walker signed the measure into law on Saturday morning.

Alaska trollers say king salmon quota 'makes absolutely no sense'

Alaska News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:45
Members of the Alaska Trollers Association are angry over the cap put in place by the Pacific Salmon Commission (PSC). The PSC governs how many ...

Spending Bill Includes Contract Support Costs

Alaska News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:11
A spending bill advancing in the US Senate includes full funding for Alaska Native health care providers' contract support costs. That's an area of ...

Sen. Murkowski Pushes For Tweaks To Affordable Care Act

Alaska News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:11
A person has to be enrolled in a tribe or hold shares in an Alaska Native ... Lisa Murkowski says a significant number of Alaska Natives who are ...

Justices rule against EPA power plant mercury limits

Alaska News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 09:37
A Feb. 16, 2015 file photo shows Golden Valley Electric Association's Healy Power Plant. The U.S. Supreme Court Monday struck down the federal ...

Coast Guard Tows Disabled Vessel to Amalga Harbor

Alaska News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 09:37
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Station Juneau and Air Station Sitka crews assisted three boaters in Favorite Channel near Juneau, Alaska, Sunday.

Icicle Seafoods in Petersburg to be sold to 2 Indonesian companies

Alaska News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 08:30
In an undated file photo, Icicle Seafoods dock workers sort through pink salmon at the Petersburg Alaska processing cannery branch's sorting ...

Anchorage woman airlifted after raft flips on Placer River

Alaska News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 08:07
An Anchorage woman was airlifted to a hospital after the raft she was in overturned on the Placer River Saturday, Alaska State Troopers said.

All-Alaska Football Camp brings Alaskan athletes and college coaches together

Alaska News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 07:56
When it comes to recruiting in college football, Alaska is one of the least-scouted states. Distance is a key factor. It also becomes difficult to recruit from ...