by Ari Phillips Posted on December 17, 2014
On Tuesday, President Obama announced he was withdrawing a pristine and ecologically rich region of Alaska from any future oil and gas development.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 5, 2014 Updated: December 8, 2014
The state gets most of its revenue from taxes on the oil industry, which it cut in 2013 to spur economic activity. But the boom in production hasn't materialized, and now dropping oil prices have left the state with a massive budget hole.
by Emily Atkin Posted on December 4, 2014 Updated: December 4, 2014
The city of North Pole, Alaska, used to have clean groundwater. But now, it's the polar opposite.
by Ari Phillips Posted on November 25, 2014 Updated: December 1, 2014
A federal judge has dealt a procedural blow to the EPA's efforts to protecting a remote part of Alaska from the impact of what could be the largest copper and cold mine in North America
by Katie Valentine Posted on November 5, 2014
Pebble mine has become a deeply contentious issue in Alaska, largely due to the project's environmentally destructive potential.
by Zack Ford Posted on October 12, 2014
And Alaska does, indeed, makes 30.
by Amelia Rosch Posted on October 7, 2014 Updated: October 7, 2014
State officials will have until Friday to translate election materials into both Yu'pik and Gwich'in.
by Katie Valentine Posted on October 1, 2014 Updated: October 2, 2014
The 35,000 walrus that gathered on a beach in northwest Alaska this week wasn't an isolated event.
by Igor Volsky Posted on September 9, 2014
Is this a new effort by Republicans to shackle vulnerable Democrats to rising health care costs and hold another electoral referendum on President Barack Obama's signature law?
by Zack Ford Posted on July 28, 2014
The Alaska Supreme Court continues to rule in favor of same-sex benefits despite a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.