Mike Mosesian, president of Bell’s Nursery, likes to joke that his “empire was built on tomatoes,” though sometime soon that empire might see a shakeup thanks to Mosesian’s recent forays into growing wine grapes.
While the suspension of state spending on projects like the Knik Arm bridge, the Susitna-Watana dam and the Kodiak launch complex is “pending further review,” the state’s budget director says Alaskans “should be prepared for several of these projects to be delayed and/or stopped.”
Alaskans are three times as likely as Americans as a whole to know about ocean acidification and be worried about it -- but not entirely clear on the scientific process that is changing the chemistry of the oceans.
When Angelica Haakenson woke up in the hospital and learned both her legs had been amputated, a family member says the 11-year-old's first thoughts weren't for herself -- they were for her mother, also seriously hurt in the Christmas Day accident on the Sterling Highway.
In comments filed with the Regulatory Commission of Alaska, Attorney General Craig Richards raised antitrust concerns about the proposed sale, which could give Hilcorp significant influence over the gas market in Fairbanks.
A highly informative book examines how Alaska Natives fought for their rights, and the ways in which those efforts impacted the eventual statehood bill that admitted Alaska to the union, giving readers an appreciation for how the groundwork was laid for the landmark 1971 Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.BooksDavid A. James
Visitors to Joe's Museum in Barrow spend hours examining stuffed animals, pieces of baleen with Native art scrimshawed or painted on their sides, masks, tools, paintings and posters signed by famous Alaskans.FeaturesJerzy Shedlock
A highly informative book examines how Alaska Natives fought for their rights, and the ways in which those efforts impacted the eventual statehood bill that admitted Alaska to the union, giving readers an appreciation for how the groundwork was laid for the landmark 1971 Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.David A. James
Despite heightened tensions and some well-publicized recent incidents, Russian incursions into airspace near Nordic countries are no more frequent now than in 2012 or 2013, Norwegian military officials say.Trude Pettersen, Barents Observer
If you’re like me, you often visit the reservations sites too late to score a good cabin. It pays to plan and, luckily, with hundreds of cabins to choose across Alaska, there are still plenty available if you book now. Alli Harvey
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed into law a new defense doctrine that identifies NATO as the chief threat to Russian security and claims the right to use nuclear weapons to counter any aggression that "threatens the very existence of Russia."
Alaskans of any political persuasion can agree that we should get to name our own state’s highest mountain, currently misnamed Mount McKinley. And Sen.-elect Sullivan is uniquely positioned to do something about it.Rick Sinnott