JUNEAU - A federal judge in Alaska has dismissed the state's lawsuit over the closure of national wildlife refuges during the partial federal government shutdown last year. U.S.
The San Francisco Chronicle, the Houston Chronicle, and the Fairbanks News Miner reported that BP's tankers sometimes return to Valdez with millions of gallons of Alaskan oil on board.
Alaska Native corporations have become financial powerhouses in Alaska. In 2010, eight of the 10 top corporations in Alaska, in terms of gross revenues, were owned by Alaska Natives and four of these grossed more than $1 billion, according to Alaska Business Monthly magazine's Top 49er list of companies.Alaska Native corporations have become financial powerhouses in Alaska.
Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Dave Carey is standing by his plan to create a task force to study the future ownership and management possibilities for Central Peninsula Hospital, despite initial resistance from Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly members on Tuesday.
Anglers anxious to access annual salmon runs have caused serious erosion of the banks at the confluence of the Kasilof River and Crooked Creek, conservationists say.
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