Crews from more than 100 boats say they’re staying at the docks until processors offer them a higher price, but experts say they are facing global market forces unlikely to budge
Analysis: Advocates say that seafood businesses, trade groups and fishermen need to take more action to advocate for lower carbon emissions, or risk continued catastrophic declines in their harvests.
Clean energy advocates are increasingly criticizing Anchorage’s electric utility for doing business behind closed doors. I went to a board meeting to see for myself — and was exiled from the room.
Alaska Attorney General Treg Taylor is headlining a $15,000-per-person fundraiser for a conservative organization that ran attack ads against liberal state legislators this year — though an official from the group said the cash will fund its “nonpolitical” advocacy arm rather than political campaigns.
Key issues, like school spending and the size of Alaska’s oil-wealth checks, hang in the balance as lawmakers delay decisions until the result of a lawsuit challenging a Republican’s eligibility.
All oil development work in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is effectively stalled until the new review process concludes.
A new lawsuit pits three regional corporations against three others, in a case that could jeopardize a pact that’s guided the distribution of more than $2.5 billion.
Anchorage’s major home heating and electric utilities have hired consultants to examine imports of liquefied natural gas
Analysis: Congress’ action, spurred by U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, prompted conservation groups to launch a successful campaign to block big banks and insurers from backing drilling not just in the refuge, but anywhere in the Arctic.
With Monday the deadline to withdraw from the race, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and Nick Begich III each ignored a call from the other to drop out in order to improve Republican chances against Democrat Mary Peltola.
The Democrat, who won the special election to serve the last months of the late Rep. Don Young’s term, has seen a surge of national attention as she prepares to take office and campaigns for the November general election.
In interviews after election day, voters and politicians gave mixed reviews to ranked voting. Experts predict a battle in the Legislature next year over a proposed repeal of the system.
Tuck, who’s not seeking reelection, showed that he’d previously disclosed the donation that the Alaska Public Offices Commission alleged that he’d reported late.
Ellie Rubenstein runs a Colorado-based, food-focused investment firm. She’s also the daughter of Alice Rogoff, the former owner of the Anchorage Daily News, and billionaire David Rubenstein, co-chairman of one of the world’s largest investment firms.
Three candidates appear likely to advance to the August runoff. But the fourth is still uncertain, and tens of thousands of votes remain uncounted. We ask and answer some burning questions about how Alaska’s special election will play out.