Royal Dutch Shell and contractors Noble Drilling and Edison Chouest will answer questions from the U.S. Coast Guard at a hearing in Anchorage, part of the investigation into the New Year’s Eve grounding of the oil rig Kulluk on Kodiak Island.
First, there was life on the high seas with fishermen from Dutch Harbor. Then came Ariel Tweto flying wild, which was followed by Sarah Palin and the treasure seekers. Now get ready to meet the real rural Alaskans -- the Hailstones.
OPINION: It is ironic that Gov. Sean Parnell's administration is attempting to eliminate environmental protection safeguards yet is promoting the Susitna dam as a feel-good, mandatory renewable energy project.CommentaryDavid Hagen
OPINION: Despite one researcher's view, the "sport trophy" fish of Alaska's world-famous Kenai River, along with the people who fish them, did more than anyone or anything to preserve and protect the river habitat.CommentaryCraig Medred
Veteran professional basketball player Jessica Moore of Palmer has signed a free-agent deal with the Washington Mystics of the WNBA, her sixth team in what will be her ninth season in the leagueVan Williams
OPINION: It is ironic that Gov. Sean Parnell's administration is attempting to eliminate environmental protection safeguards yet is promoting the Susitna dam as a feel-good, mandatory renewable energy project.David Hagen
University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers were in Barrow, testing the shore-fast ice along Alaska's North Slope, which has been getting thinner, breaking up earlier, and freezing later in the year.Molly Rettig