Alaska News

Craig Medred
A council that oversees the massive pollock fishing industry in the Bering Sea voted Monday night to place an unprecedented cap on the number of salmon that pollock fishermen accidentally kill each year.Kyle Hopkins
The Mayor's Awards for the Arts will be presented in a ceremony at the Denai'ina Center at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Six Fort Richardson moose are dead as the result of drugs administered during a study by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the department said Monday. The six cows were among 13 moose tranquilized, fitted with radio collars and then revived in mid-March.
Gov. Sarah Palin on Monday appointed University of Alaska Southeast admissions director Joe Nelson to the state Senate, dropping nominee Tim Grussendorf after the Senate Democrats refused to budge on their rejection of him.Sean Cockerham | Tribune Media Services
Alan Boraas's column on Page B-4 Saturday misidentified the author of the political blog The Mudflats as AKMudflats. The author goes by the name AKMuckraker.
Six Fort Richardson moose are dead as the result of drugs administered during a study by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the department said Monday.
The tanker Seabulk Arctic took on 3.7 million gallons of crude oil from the Drift River terminal Monday, reducing the potential magnitude of an oil spill should nearby Redoubt volcano generate a catastrophic flood. Richard Mauer,Elizabeth Bluemink
Craig Medred
A special House committee on energy is proposing legislation that would consolidate the state's energy programs under one department.By