The last of three federal defendants who pleaded guilty this year to Clean Air Act violations at a Dutch Harbor seafood plant -- including failing to operate emissions control systems and lying on government-required reports -- was sentenced Tuesday to three years of probation.
Opposition to a number of sales tax proposals in the Alaska community of Nome was widespread at Monday's city council meeting, with a proposal that would remove a sales tax exemption for churches and nonprofits dying on the table.Matthew F. Smith | KNOM
Bethel’s tiny 6-year-old public bus system is in danger of shutting down just as it is about to really get going. This month, the City Council learned the Bethel tribe will no longer match funds, leaving the city is scrambling to come up with the money.Lisa Demer
A set of recommendations from Anchorage Economic Development Corp.'s Live. Work. Play. group will come amid a flurry of activity aimed at finding ways to spur stagnant housing growth in the Anchorage Bowl. Devin Kelly
Sixty-four years after it was discovered in the Arctic, a giant, prehistoric marine reptile has finally been positively identified. The University of Alaska scientist who led the research team says the particularly exciting thing about the find is the presence of the animal's "last meal" still inside the skeleton.Mike Dunham
Fairbanks Natural Gas wants to sell its liquefied natural gas plant in Point MacKenzie to Hilcorp and sign a 10-year deal under which it would buy natural gas from Hilcorp for $15 per thousand cubic feet.Dermot Cole