JUNEAU - The state has finalized rules to help determine what oil qualifies for special tax breaks under Alaska's new oil tax law. The law championed by Gov.
State and federal officials squared off Monday during a public hearing on the late October closure of Kenai National Wildlife Refuge land to sport hunting for brown bear. An audience of about 50 gathered to hear the refuge representatives give the U.S.
Worried phone calls started coming into the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank in September. People heard that food stamps were going to be cut and some worried about an already tenuous supply of food for their tables.
ANCHORAGE - Alaska's multimillion-dollar red king crab season opened Tuesday, but most of the participating boats remained at dock because federal managers who are supposed to set individual fishing quotas are among workers still furloughed in the government's partial shutdown.Only boats representing a tiny fraction of the total harvest will be heading out into the Bering Sea. For that community development program, quotas are assigned by the state, with only seven vessels signed up to fish as of Tuesday.
A low-profile state commission most Alaskans have never heard of helps keep the oil industry safe. Only rarely does the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission get into the mainstream news, and that's a good thing according to its three commissioners.
Bryan Zak has worked with many small businesses owners on the Kenai Peninsula over the years, but recently counseled the youngest entrepreneur he's yet seen.
...is the first one we have done for the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District," said David Boyle, executive director of the Alaska Policy Forum. "You guys do well," he said. "It does portray a fairly good picture." Grades are given to...
ANCHORAGE - A veteran pilot whose name was synonymous with Alaska State Trooper wilderness rescues was at the controls of a helicopter that crashed Saturday night near Talkeetna, killing three people.
It may have snowed in Juneau on Tuesday, but for the capital city's tourism industry, summer is already here.
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