Nathaniel Herz, Northern Journal
Leaders of Alaska’s biggest utilities say they don’t want to risk investing in drilling, when imported LNG appears reliable and competitive.
The spike comes after an 18% increase the previous year, which means prices have risen more than one-third in two years.
With little movement on salmon bycatch, Alaska advocates look to Biden administration for executive action
The move comes amid catastrophic shortfalls in salmon harvests in some of Alaska’s rural, Indigenous communities.
While the ships are free to pass through the Bering Strait, its 55-mile width means that any spills would be likely to drift toward Alaska communities.
Mike Dunleavy has appointed ally Mike Porcaro, a longtime GOP consultant and talk radio host, to the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission.
Bristol Bay fishers are calling for strikes, lawsuits and “picket signs and pitchforks” in response to low salmon prices. But an industry expert says processors have been hurt too.
In a five-page ruling, a federal appeals panel stayed a lower court ruling suspending the fishery to protect Southern Resident killer whales.
The Wild Fish Conservancy already closed an iconic Alaska fishery with a lawsuit.
The two sides agree on the need to wean Alaska’s power grid from its deep dependence on natural gas, but they disagree on how quickly.
A federal judge issued an order Tuesday voiding an environmental review that helped authorize the small-scale $30 million fishery.
First Nations groups in the Yukon Territory and Alaska GOP Gov. Mike Dunleavy's administration are advancing discussions about whether hatcheries could help stem a steep crash in salmon populations.
Key decisions, like school spending and the size of Alaska’s oil-wealth checks, hang in the balance pending the outcome of a lawsuit challenging a Republican’s eligibility.