Bristol Palin Celebrates Sarah Palin's Birthday Back in Alaska After Dakota Meyer Split
She's putting on a happy face! Days after splitting with her husband Dakota Meyer, Bristol Palin is enjoying some family time celebrating mom Sarah Palin's belated birthday back...
Walker has early fundraising edge in Alaska governor’s race
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Gov. Bill Walker holds an early fundraising edge in his bid for re-election this year. Records filed with the state show Walker had about $50,000 in carry-over campaign cash and raised another roughly $275,000 since last February. At the end of the reporting period, Feb. 1, he had about $280,000 [...]
Walker pick for Alaska Senate seat withdraws
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A man nominated by Gov. Bill Walker to fill an open Alaska Senate seat withdrew from consideration Thursday, less than a day after his appointment, after his fitness for office was questioned and past statements on abortion drew condemnation. In an email to Walker, Thomas Braund cited personal reasons for his [...]
Alaska GOP chair ‘shocked’ by Walker pick for Senate seat
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The chairman of the Alaska Republican party says he is “shocked” that Gov. Bill Walker chose Thomas Braund for a vacant Alaska Senate seat. Walker appointed Braund to replace Wasilla Republican Mike Dunleavy, who resigned. Walker picked Braund after Senate Republicans rejected his initial pick, Randall Kowalke. Kowalke applied for the [...]
Enriched Uranium Particle Appears Over Alaska — and No One Knows Why
A research plane detected a single particle of enriched uranium over Alaska's Aleutian Islands. The particle's origin is a mystery.
Alaska Senate Republicans reject Walker pick for open seat
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Senate Republicans have rejected Gov. Bill Walker’s nominee for a vacant Senate seat. Walker will now have 10 days to nominate someone else. He had chosen Randall Kowalke (coh-WAHL-kee) to replace former Sen. Mike Dunleavy, a Wasilla Republican who resigned to run for governor. Kowalke applied for the seat but [...]
Ocean winds influence seal pup migration
Scientists have confirmed what native Alaskans have observed for centuries -- maritime winds influence the travel patterns of northern fur seal pups. New research shows strong winds can potentially displace seal pups by hundreds of kilometers during their first winter migration.
Boeing's Newest Airplane Could Improve Alaska Air's Fortunes
The 737 MAX 10 would offer huge unit cost advantages over the planes that Alaska Airlines has inherited from Virgin America. Upgrading to Boeing's newest plane could thus help Alaska Air rebuild its profit margin.
Etsy.com lifts ban on Alaska Native's otter fur handicraftsOlder articles »
An Alaska Native says his otter fur handicrafts are for sale again on Etsy.com after the website briefly took them down to align with a new policy targeting the illegal trade of ivory and items made from parts of endangered or threatened animals.