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.
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.
Crews are busy across Alaska as the summer building season is in full swing.
Buccaneer Energy, Cook Inlet Region Inc., and the State of Alaska will be back before the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission July 7 to duke it out once more over gas royalty rights from Buccaneer's Kenai Loop well pad.
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.
Two apparently drunk men beat up and robbed a New York visitor in an attack Wednesday afternoon near Mile 21 East End Road. The assailants stripped the 19-year-old man of everything but his boxer shorts and left him on the side of the road. The victim suffered minor injuries, including a head injury, but is otherwise OK.
JUNEAU - A bill extending state tax credits to oil refineries in the state has been expanded to include the Agrium Corp. fertilizer plant in Nikiski. Tesoro Corp.
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.
It's almost time for the rush of family and friends from the Lower 48, and Alaska's tourism industry leaders are expecting a good, but not great, 2014 visitor season.
The House Fisheries Committee held a short hearing on Gov. Sean Parnell's appointees to the Board of Fisheries today, and public testimony on the incumbents was mixed.
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