Robert Varness' wife was worried he might get bored in retirement, but the former Alaska Communications general manager has kept himself more than busy designing what he thinks could be the future of eco-tourism.
ANCHORAGE - Leaders of an Alaska tribal government are criticizing Gov. Bill Walker for promoting a ConocoPhillips petroleum drilling project within the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska that they say will hurt subsistence fish and wildlife resources.
The administration of Gov. Bill Walker will not be revisiting SB21, despite a recent opinion piece written by the governor blasting the oil tax structure pushed by former Gov. Sean Parnell and Republican members of the House and Senate.
Delta Airlines is coming back to Juneau. This time, it's not going to be a summer tourist.
Juneau International Airport manager Patricia deLaBruere announced Monday that Delta will inaugurate year-round service in Juneau starting May 15.
A grand jury on Friday indicted a 36-year-old man for dealing heroin in Juneau.
Anthony A. Parr faces second- and fourth-degree drug misconduct charges for allegedly delivering heroin to a confidential informant on three occasions in December 2014.
After hearing from the state's Public Defender Agency, the House and Senate judiciary committees will most likely scrap a version of a new bill that would provide a defense for using and possessing marijuana, rather than simply making it legal.
Wolverines have been mythologized and misportrayed so much so that when most people think of the species they envision actor Hugh Jackman's chiseled abs, pulsating pecks and ridiculously tight pants. This is a nasty example of reverse anthropomorphism.
Patricia Ann Roppel arrived in Ketchikan as a newlywed home economics teacher in 1959, the same year Alaska became a state — and she was quickly captivated by its history. Canneries, fishing, old ... Read More