Apr 17, 2013
Mine 'streamlining' has many faults
"Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the commissioner may authorize an activity on state land by the issuance of a general permit if the commissioner finds that the activity is unlikely to result in significant and irreparable harm to state land or resources." The language above is the lead statement of a bill introduced by the Governor and ... (more)
Fin whale lunge feeding. Photo by Allison Henry, NOAA/NMFS/AFSC/NMML
On September 11th of this year, low clouds covered the sky around Barrow. The whale observing team stationed there couldn't fly their preferred route over active oil leases nearby.
Capital City Weekly
Tribes add momentum to tobacco-free movement
Alaska Native tribes are taking action to eliminate tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke in the workplace.
Anchorage Daily News
Coast Guard rescues injured woman stuck on ATV
The woman was taken by air ambulance on Friday to a Point Hope hospital. She was recovered about 50 miles inland.
On Eve of AFN, Hundreds Attend Screening of Nuclear Documentary
Today , on the eve of the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention, hundreds of people attended the screening of a documentary at the Anchorage Museum.