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‘We Don’t Know… How Bad It Is’: 31-Car Oil Train Derails Into Iowa Floodwaters

‘We Don’t Know… How Bad It Is’: 31-Car Oil Train Derails Into Iowa Floodwaters

Adding to the mountain of evidence that “oil trains are a disaster for our health, our safety, and our climate”—an argument environmentalists have been making for years—a 31-car freight train derailed in Iowa and started leaking crude oil into floodwaters on Friday morning, forcing evacuations of nearby homes and raising concerns about…

Too Early to Tell on Impact of Tariffs

Too Early to Tell on Impact of Tariffs

While the US and China are in a war of words involving tariffs on billions of dollars in imports to each country, the seafood industry in the Pacific Northwest is still uncertain where the chips may fall. “This is a huge deal,” says Garrett Evridge, an economist with…

Alaskans Provide Testimony During Senate Subsistence Hearing

Alaskans Provide Testimony During Senate Subsistence Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs this week held an oversight hearing to focus on promoting traditional subsistence in Native communities through testimonies from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Indian tribes regarding tribal subsistence activities and federal regulatory structures or circumstances which impede these…

APD Conducts Operation Midnight Sun with Federal, State and Local Partners

APD Conducts Operation Midnight Sun with Federal, State and Local Partners

O n June 18th, the Anchorage Police Department (APD) kicked off Operation Midnight Sun with its federal, state…

Coast Guard Detains Fishing Vessel Run Da, Seizes 80 Tons of Salmon

Coast Guard Detains Fishing Vessel Run Da, Seizes 80 Tons of Salmon

JUNEAU, Alaska – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley detained the fishing vessel Run Da…

Warming in the North Continues as Predicted

Warming in the North Continues as Predicted

Just outside my window here at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, workers are drilling into the asphalt of…

Nikki Haley Attacks UN Report on US Poverty

Nikki Haley Attacks UN Report on US Poverty

Nikki Haley, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations, said Thursday a U.N. report on poverty within…

Anchorage Man Found Guilty in August Assault Case

Anchorage Man Found Guilty in August Assault Case

An Anchorage man who threatened to shoot his girlfriend and fled police with his girlfriend’s friend in the…

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