Economy

A new decade-long study reveals that about a quarter of the caribou that encounter the Red Dog Mine road in Northwest Alaska balk at crossing it during their fall migration, causing them to delay their walk south.Yereth Rosen
The foundation began in 2002 with the goal of creating “a new model for the sale and stature of Alaska Native art” and increasing economic opportunities for artists.Mike Dunham
Royal Dutch Shell became the latest big energy company to file a damage report on the impact of depressed oil prices, and ConocoPhillips became the largest U.S. oil company so far to cut its dividend.Stanley Reed | The New York Times
Gov. Bill Walker’s bill to reduce tax credits to the oil and gas industry, worth $500 million to the state primarily through reduced spending, underwent tough questioning during its first hearing in the House on Wednesday.Alex DeMarban
The restaurant-entertainment chain has plans to open a huge new location at the Dimond Center in Anchorage, which would require the mall to raise its roof by 8 feet.Annie Zak
Two federal agencies have weighed in on the potential impacts the proposed Donlin Creek mine could have on subsistence along the Kuskokwim River.The Associated Press
The Senate State Affairs Committee wants to know what Alaskans think about Gov. Bill Walker's legislation to restructure the Alaska Permanent Fund. They’re taking statewide public testimony on Thursday at 5:30 p.m.Alaska Dispatch News
Is someone you work with sucking the oxygen out of the room? Here's what you can do to make sure they don't sap your energy and interfere with your work.Lynne Curry
Oil companies are slashing jobs and delaying investments as crude prices plummet. Brent crude, an oil pricing benchmark, hit a 12-year low of $27.10 a barrel in January and traded at $34.13 on Monday.Danica Kirka | Associated Press
Citing high remodeling costs, Sourdough Mining Company is closing for good after 32 years in business.Suzanna Caldwell