Dr. Robert Califf, President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Nov. 17. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said Monday she will block Califf's confirmation after the FDA decided not to require labeling for genetically modified Atlantic salmon that was approved last week.
Alaska's senior senator isn't backing off her fight to label genetically modified salmon, and she said Monday she'll go as far as blocking confirmation of the Food and Drug Administration's next commissioner.
In a statement released Monday, Sen.
KODIAK - There are now two Coast Guard cutters that carry the name Munro.
The Kodiak Daily Mirror reported a new cutter by that name was christened in Missouri Nov. 14. This Munro has been built over the last two years and will go into...
MADISON, Wis. - An Alaska man died after his hunting companion apparently shot him during opening weekend of Wisconsin's gun deer season - the first firearm-related fatality during the season in three years, state officials said Monday.
BETHEL - Donated school supplies have been pouring in following the destruction of two schools in the Kilbuck building fire, but school officials say they need more money, not supplies.
Monetary donations have surpassed $67,000 since the...
ANCHORAGE - First it was musk ox stew. Then the Alaska nursing home served up musk ox meatloaf to its elderly Inupiat residents and their visiting family members.
The reaction at the long-term residential senior care facility was immediate.