Economy

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will not likely take action to pre-emptively block the massive Pebble Mine proposed in the Bristol Bay watershed, because of delays caused by a series of lawsuits, a top agency official said Monday.Yereth Rosen
Moda Health will resume selling and renewing policies in the individual and group markets under the Affordable Care Act, officials in Alaska and Oregon say.Tegan Hanlon
The municipality of Anchorage will expand its stake in a Cook Inlet gas field in a $152 million deal with ConocoPhillips that also involves Chugach Electric Association, officials announced Monday.Alex DeMarban
A newly released study found that every dollar put into the Alaska Marine Highway System has double the economic benefit to Alaska.Associated Press
Here are the highlights of the proposed Donlin Gold mine.Lisa Demer
After investing a fortune in community causes, Donlin Gold’s good name as a benefactor is bumping up against the enormity of what it proposes: a giant mine on a remote Southwest Alaska ridge.Lisa Demer
Needy Alaskans are enjoying a rare taste of sablefish, one of the world’s priciest fish, thanks to a science project that’s kept research fish from going over the rails.Laine Welch
REI's business acumen has taken it to heights rarely seen by a retail cooperative. But as a record-low turnout in the latest annual election shows, REI's original democratic fervor seems to have stayed at base camp. Ángel González | The Seattle Times
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
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