Over 70 years old, and he was always willing to make the trip -- whatever the trip, wherever it took him -- to talk, to testify, to tell the terrible story of the uniquely reckless scheme by international mining giants to poison the communities and wild salmon fisheries of Alaska's Bristol Bay with a gigantic copper and gold mine.
With the help of a my contractor and my friend (and awesome designer) Fernanda, we tried to make over our downstairs bathroom into something kid-friendly and bright but still faithful to the mirrored-tile soul of our 1967 Anchorage fixer.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. ...
Which is more important to Americans - water, or hydro-power?
Today a federal judge in Alaska issued an order that will prolong last-ditch litigation filed by the Pebble Limited Partnership against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Although the order dismissed portions of Pebble's complaint, the court also allowed parts of the case to move forward to trial on the merits.
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First came the phone call, on Sunday night: The Alaska Department of Fish and Game had declared a lone newborn moose, hanging around the interior town of Tok, abandoned.
Unprecedented flooding continues to interfere with daily operations on Alaska's North Slope oil patch after surging waters wiped away swaths of the Dalton Highway and isolated a section of Deadhorse, the jumping-off point for the sprawling industrial region.
A dozen years after I left my home state and landed in Baghdad to begin life as a journalist and nine years after definitively abandoning Alaska, I find myself back. This time, unfortunately, it's because I seem increasingly incapable of escaping the long and destructive reach of the U.S. military.
While Obama is the first U.S. president to acknowledge climate change in his speeches, America's 21st century climate legacy will happen despite his actions in the Arctic, not because of them.
It's out of the darkness and into perpetual light for the community of Barrow. The northernmost community in the United States saw the sun rise at 2:37 a.m. Monday, and it won't set again until 2:09 a.m. Aug. 2.
Three orphaned brown bear cubs -- which were rescued ea...
Given their name, it's not surprising that salmon sharks eat salmon. But Alaska researchers are now asking whether the animals might have any impact on declining numbers of Bering Sea king salmon.
A drill ship that Shell intends to use to drill oil wells in Arctic waters off Alaska cannot be moored at the Port of Seattle without a new permit, Seattle city officials said Monday.
Shelley Connolly's killer or killers have never been caught. And the last real chance for her case to be solved is about to expire. The Alaska Bureau of Investigation's cold-case unit, which investigates unsolved murders like Shelley's, will be eliminated on June 30, due to budget cuts at the Department of Public Safety.
Alaska's first draft marijuana regulations, proposed Thursday during an Alcoholic Beverage Control Board meeting in Anchorage, address what it means to help someone grow marijuana and what local-option law will look like.