With the administration of Gov. Bill Walker pushing full-speed ahead for an Alaska natural gas pipeline and the full-on export of liquified natural gas (LNG) from the Kenai Peninsula, it might be […]
Money, money, money….
Isn’t it about time Alaskans give Penny and the late Ron Zobel the recognition they deserve for altering history in a way no one could have guessed 30 years ago. Largely due […]
Grizzly bear gone lost
Fate may have intervened to save the life of a young grizzly bear on whose head Denali National Park officials imposed a death sentence earlier this month. The subadult bear appeared doomed […]
The AK gas pipeline obsession
Awash in can-do enthusiasm fueled by construction of the 800-mile-long, crude-oil-hauling Trans-Alaska Pipeline System almost 40 years ago, oil producers on the 49th state’s North Slope made a good-faith, never-fulfilled offer to […]
Winning, but still losing
Alaska moose hunter John Sturgeon took on the National Park Service in federal court over access to the Nation River and won. His winnings should be enough to buy a decent backpack. […]
Fed fight on subsistence
Alaska’s regulatory subsistence caldron is bubbling again as the federal government tries to rid 49th state wildlife refuges of bear and wolf hunting practices distasteful to some people. Americans used to hunting […]
Moose hunter’s victory
Alaska moose hunter John Sturgeon won a major victory over the National Park Service Tuesday in a lawsuit that could have implications far beyond his use of a hovercraft in the Yukon-Charley […]
Perfect place for terrorists
President Barack Obama has a problem, and his newfound friend from last summer — Alaska Gov. Bill Walker — just might have the perfect solution. Imagine a Republican-turned-Independent governor coming to the […]
What did the governor buy?
Two months before it was first publicly revealed that Washington, D.C. lobbyist Jack Ferguson, a former aide to Sen. Ted Stevens and Rep. Don Young, had been hired by Gov. Bill Walker to […]
Alaska Fish Board bail out
As if the Alaska Legislature didn’t have enough on its plate with the state budget spinning into a $3.5 billion abyss, there’s now bad news out of the Alaska Board of Fisheries.