ANCHORAGE - An Alaska village sued the U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday after it rejected a road through a national wildlife refuge that could improve access to emergency flights at a nearby all-weather airport.
ANCHORAGE - The nail found in the truck tire of the man charged with killing two co-workers at a Kodiak Coast Guard facility likely was inserted mechanically, not picked up along a roadway, a tire expert said Monday. The weathered nail, about 3.
ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Supreme Court on Wednesday handed Alaska municipalities a victory in a dispute over the value of the trans-Alaska pipeline, affirming that the structure for 2006 should have been valued at nearly $10 billion, not the $850 million claimed by pipeline owners.The justices backed a Superior Court ruling that based the value of the pipeline on replacement costs, not fees paid to the owners for use of the pipeline.
...weather, environment and lack of basic infrastructure and resources that the rest of the country enjoys, he said. - DAN JOLING, Associated Press The NTSB also said the FAA in Alaska itself should be reviewed. A second, non-urgent recommendation...
ANCHORAGE - Statewide political candidates Wednesday got a chance to say how they would shape the future for Alaskans who won't even be able to vote for at least four years.
ANCHORAGE - The U.S. Department of Energy is looking for research proposals that could advance what's known about methane hydrates. They are considering it a potential new source of fossil fuel. Methane is the main ingredient of natural gas.
ANCHORAGE - The attorney for the man charged with killing two co-workers at a Kodiak Island Coast Guard communications facility offered a medical explanation Tuesday for his client's whereabouts during the shooting.
ANCHORAGE - The Coast Guard civilian charged with killing two co-workers at a Kodiak communications station told an FBI agent he was late getting to work the day of the deaths because he returned home to change a soft tire, but he had no explanation for why the trip of a few miles should have taken more than 34 minutes.James Wells, 62, is charged in federal court with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Richard Belisle, 51, and Petty Officer First Class James Hopkins, 41, shortly after they arrived for work around 7 a.m. April 12, 2012.
ANCHORAGE - Alaska has been referred to as ground zero for climate change because of its proximity to a vulnerable polar region where effects are accelerated.
ANCHORAGE - The state of Alaska announced Monday it will sue the federal government to open a road through a national wildlife refuge so that residents of a village will have improved access for emergency flights at an all-weather airport.
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