Longtime Alaska resident Warren "Jack" Cheney died peacefully Wedensday, Dec. 4, 2013 at his retirement home in Payson, Ariz. He was 92. His remains were cremated and the ashes shared with family and friends in Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada,
The City of Kenai has identified its state and federal budget requests for fiscal year 2012 with a list of capital improvement projects.
Representatives of the Pebble Limited Partnership have spent the last several years traveling around Alaska making presentations to communities and chambers of commerce about their proposed mine project near Lake Iliamna.
The U.S. Supreme Court has just ruled it's "legal" to allow the Kensington gold mine near Juneau to dump its mining waste into Lower Slate Lake, recognizing the waste will kill all the fish -- and who knows what effects the heavy metal pollution will have on any animals or birds drinking from or living in the Lake? Shame on the U.S. Corps of Engineers for permitting this action, and shame on the U.S. Supreme Court for its stamp of approval.
A legislative subcommittee tasked with crafting a third-party study of the potential impact of the Pebble mine met Sept. 28 in Anchorage, but the only thing legislators could agree on was the need to have another meeting.
A Kenai pilot and property owner plans to build a floatplane basin on his land off Buoy Street near Kalifornsky Beach Road.
Alaska and federal agencies have notified the developers of the Chuitna Coal Project that information so far submitted for environmental review is inadequate for fully assessing the potential impact of the proposed strip mine on salmon and wildlife habitat.
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