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Murkowski: imperative to protect energy delivery systems

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, says that given the scope and severity of attacks on cybersecurity that the government must be of greater assistance to...

PacRim Coal halts permitting for mine

Backers of the controversial Chuitna Coal Project in the Beluga coal field some 45 miles west of Anchorage have suspended all permitting activities, state...

Alaska Airlines, Branson clash over licensing fees

By DAVID KOENIGThe Associated PressDALLAS — Alaska Airlines could be headed toward a showdown with Richard Branson over millions of dollars in licensing fees.Alaska...

Alaska oil company fined record $10 M

An Alaska oil company has agreed to a record $10 million fine for violation of the Jones Act, for using a foreign flagged vessel...

Labor department to offer OSHA construction course

The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s Consultation and Training section will sponsor an OSHA 10-hour construction court at the University of Alaska...

Pipeline owner says Alaska spill was less than 3 gallons

By DAN JOLINGThe Associated PressANCHORAGE — An underwater pipeline that sprung a leak in Alaska’s Cook Inlet, an area known for diverse marine life,...

McNeil River Sanctuary marks its 50th year

McNeil River State Game Sanctuary, world famous for protecting the world’s largest concentration of wild brown bears within some 200 square miles of wildlife...

Hilcorp agrees to temporary shutdown of Cook Inlet production

In the aftermath of discussions with Gov. Bill Walker regarding the company’s gas lien leak in Cook Inlet, Hilcorp Alaska executives have agreed to...

REAL ID Act extension expires soon

Gov. Bill Walker is pushing for passage of legislation for compliance with the federal REAL ID Act, least Alaskans using a driver’s license or...

Murkowski pushes for U.S. mineral security

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, says that foreign mineral dependence is a threat to the nation’s ability to create jobs in America.“It threatens our growth,...

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