Wall Street backs away from Arctic drilling amid Alaska political heat

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Three big U.S. banks have publicly announced break-ups with Arctic drilling in recent months, reflecting Wall Street’s increasing desire to cast itself as environmentally friendly... Read more »

Alaska high court OKs recall petition drive for campaign to oust governor

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – The Alaska Supreme Court on Friday cleared the way for a campaign seeking to oust the state’s embattled governor to proceed with plans to collect... Read more »

Judge clears path for voter petition to recall embattled Alaska governor

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – The campaign to oust Alaska’s governor received court approval to proceed on Friday when a judge ruled that the allegations against the first-term Republican meet... Read more »

Five fishermen believed dead in Alaska shipwreck: Coast Guard

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Five commercial fishermen were believed to have died after their crabbing vessel sank on New Year’s Eve in the Gulf of Alaska, the U.S. Coast... Read more »

Disappearing frontier: Alaska’s glaciers retreating at record pace

ANCHORAGE (Reuters) – Alaska will soon close a year that is shaping up as its hottest on record, with glaciers in the “Frontier State” melting at record or near-record... Read more »

Alaska governor reverses course on controversial budget cuts

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Alaska’s governor signed a budget bill on Monday rolling back most of the deep, highly controversial spending cuts he imposed weeks ago on the University... Read more »

Alaska ferry workers, state try mediation to end strike

ANCHORAGE (Reuters) – Alaska ferry workers and state officials were seeking a federal mediator’s help on Saturday to end a strike that has disrupted travel during the peak summer... Read more »

Alaska governor prevails over lawmakers in clash over his spending cuts

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Alaska’s governor prevailed on Wednesday in a showdown with lawmakers trying to reverse his bid to slash higher education spending by 40%, a move the... Read more »

Alaska lawmakers near showdown with governor over education cuts

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Alaska lawmakers were heading for a showdown with Governor Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday to try and stop his bid to slash spending on higher education... Read more »

Alaskans find more dead seals along warming Arctic Sea

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – At least 60 dead seals have been discovered along beaches of the Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea in northwestern Alaska, and scientists are trying to... Read more »