A consultant's report distributed Sunday says the proposed gas line deal up for a vote in the Alaska Senate this week poses risks and would fundamentally change the way the state deals with the industry when it comes to gas pipeline operations. Dermot Cole
A proposal under consideration in the U.S. House would allow an Alaska Native regional corporation to have a hand in managing game on its own lands -- although critics raise questions about whether the plan is allowable under the Alaska Constitution or federal law.Alex DeMarban
Dennis Mandell said that a concern for his California residency, not a business suspension over a Golden State tax bill, was the reason he withdrew his name as a nominee to serve on an Alaska tax assessment review board.Alex DeMarban
A nominee for the State Assessment Review Board had praise for the "strategic reconfiguration" project on the trans-Alaska pipeline, echoing the views of the oil companies. But the state has spent years arguing that the project wasted hundreds of millions and should never have happened.Dermot Cole
Dennis Mandell, whose proposed appointment to the State Assessment Review Board by Gov. Sean Parnell drew fire when it was revealed he is a California resident, withdrew his name from consideration Wednesday.Pat Forgey
A constitutional amendment aimed at bringing school vouchers to Alaska was pulled from a scheduled Wednesday floor vote in the state Senate and sent back to committee, leaving its return possible.Pat Forgey
A massive fundraising mismatch exists between supporters and detractors of the fight over a ballot item that would repeal a stimulus package full of tax cuts for Alaska's largest industry.Alex DeMarban
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Efforts to find missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 have begun to focus on someone in the cockpit – one of the pilots or an intruder – as the search expands to 35,000 square miles.