A proposed gold mine that would be the largest economic development project in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta moved a step forward with the release of a significant federal environmental review.

Lisa Demer
A federal judge has ruled that Pebble mine developers have no right to force private environmental and fishing groups to turn over years of records or to force testimony by two individuals fighting the massive proposed mine.Lisa Demer
A leaking gas line in Shishmaref has finally been fixed about a year and half after a village public safety officer first discovered an oily sheen along the northern coast of Sarichef Island.Laura Kraegel | KNOM
About 200 to 300 gallons of home heating oil was spilled in the boiler room of a state office building in Nome on Saturday, displacing 45 employees as cleanup work continues.Alaska Dispatch News
Speakers at a UAA forum on the effects of climate change in Alaska said there's no more time for debate, and that urgent action is necessary to protect the state's most vulnerable villages.Tegan Hanlon
The Alaska Department of Forestry on Thursday announced that budget cuts have forced the closure of its Haines office, responsible for managing the 286,000-acre Haines State Forest.Pat Forgey
Alaska Common Ground will host a free public forum at the University of Alaska Anchorage on Saturday on climate change.Tegan Hanlon
Ocean acidification, which threatens species crucial to marine food webs, is happening faster in the Arctic, Antarctic, and North Pacific oceans than elsewhere around the world, a new NOAA-led study finds.Yereth Rosen
Get up. Get outdoors. Have a look around. Here's a list of even more family-friendly winter activities to enjoy.Jill Burke
As a river eats its way into Newtok, residents are planning their moves to a new village site 12 miles away. One family will move into a house on skis with the ability to migrate as needed with self-contained water and electrical systems.Ned Rozell