More than four years after a 2010 Memorial Day weekend car crash killed a Washington, D.C., woman, a Kenai man last week pleaded guilty to manslaughter for recklessly causing the death of Kathleen Benz, then 25.
Crews are busy across Alaska as the summer building season is in full swing.
ConocoPhillips is restarting its liquefied natural gas plant on the Kenai Peninsula and will resume shipments of LNG in May, the company announced Monday. Five shipments are planned this year, ConocoPhillips spokeswoman Amy Burnett said.
When North America's largest-known earthquake shook Alaska for all it was worth at 5:36 p.m., on Good Friday, March 27, 1964, George Plafker was in the right place at the very right time. At 35, Plafker was an up-and-coming geologist with the U.S.
For the 22nd year, Paul Sayer, a Homer physician, is getting ready to take the same two-week, mid-winter vacation he has taken every year before: traveling by snowmachine along the Iditarod sled dog race course to Nome.
A dispute over natural gas rights and royalties is on hold as the producer works out its finances in a South Texas Bankruptcy Court. Representatives for Houston-based Buccaneer Energy, Cook Inlet Region Inc.
Dozens gathered on the docks of the U.S. Coast Guard's Station Juneau on Thursday to look on as a new leader was given command over the Alaska district and its approximately 2,700 service members.
Kenai Peninsula salmon fishery stakeholders addressed a variety of issues at a Senate Resources Committee hearing in Juneau Monday, including changes to the Board of Fisheries, concerns about certain salmon runs and research needed to better understand them.The committee is holding three hearings on Upper Cook Inlet salmon in Juneau, with some participation via teleconference from other legislative information offices, or LIOs, in the state. Testimony is by invitation only.
JUNEAU - State legislators are continuing their review of the state's proposed deal with North Slope producers and TransCanada Corp. on a major natural gas project.
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