A view of Sheridan glacier as seen from the end of the Sheridan Glacier trail on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Photo by Emily Mesner/The Cordova Times

Ice-free corridor once sustained Arctic marine life

A small ice-free oasis between ice covered continents and the frozen ocean allowed marine life to thrive during the last ice age, some 20,000...

US rig count increases by 8 this week to 958

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by eight this week to 958.A year...

Costs of medical services must now be posted

Senate Bill 105, signed into law on Aug. 6 by Gov. Bill Walker, includes a requirement that all providers and facilities post the cost...

China signs on to Alaska gas pipeline, but it’s far from set

ANCHORAGE — The latest push in a decades-long effort to commercialize vast stores of Alaska's natural gas got a boost when the state announced...

Interior watchdog reviewing Zinke’s calls to Alaska senators

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Interior Department's internal watchdog is examining phone calls to Alaska's Republican senators from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke seeking support for...

ADP executive director Kay Brown retires

Kay Brown has retired as executive director of the Alaska Democratic Party, after more than a decade of working on state and national levels,...

Whale gets entangled in cruise ship anchor for half a day

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A humpback whale became entangled in an anchor line on a small cruise ship in southeast Alaska, getting stuck for...

M/V Tazlina to begin service in May 2019

A new ferry will join the Alaska Marine Highway System fleet in May of 2019 to provide service in the Lynn Canal area of...

Alaska bill legalizing industrial hemp awaits governor’s pen

ANCHORAGE — A measure that would legalize the production of industrial hemp in Alaska has passed the state House and Senate.The bill awaits Gov....

Walker: Trump plans meeting with Pacific governors

JUNEAU — President Donald Trump plans to meet with the governors of Alaska and Hawaii and Pacific U.S. territories amid ongoing tensions with North...

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