The Walker-Mallott administration has nominated Tlingit civil-rights leader Elizabeth Wanamaker Peratrovich to be on the new $10 bill.
Seven major cruise lines face penalties for polluting the air while sailing Alaska waters. The state has issued 18 notices of violation involving 48 instances.
Construction of another mine near a river that flows into Alaska could start this month. But the Brucejack project is sparking fewer concerns on this side of the border.
Southeast Alaska community leaders hope to restore some ferry sailings cut due to state budget reductions.
British Columbia officials say Pacific Booker Minerals has not proved it can keep toxic water out of nearby waterways. The developer says it has.
Sealaska shareholders have returned five incumbents to the regional Native corporation’s 13-member board of directors.
A Canadian mining company says it’s found richer deposits of gold and copper ore at its controversial KSM project.
A dozen cruise ships are allowed to discharge wastewater while anchored or tied up in Alaska ports this summer. Officials say it’s safe. Critics disagree.
The Alaska Public Offices Commission says Rep. Dan Ortiz failed to properly report some campaign contributions and spending. It also says he accepted an illegal donation and did not properly list who paid for several campaign fliers.
State ferries will stop sailing by July if the Legislature fails to reach a budget deal. All 11 ships will head to their home ports and stay there.