As the Memorial Day Weekend kicks off the unofficial start of summer, Alaskans are getting out enjoying all the outdoor activities that our great state has to offer. Many Alaskans are planning to sit around a campfire and grill their meals on a barbecue. The Alaska State Fire Marshal reminds Alaskans, “fire safety should be […]
The Environmental Protection Agency is not particularly popular in Alaska, where it is often a symbolic lightning rod that represents federal intervention in state resources. Like national Republicans needing to deny climate science, it is a political fact of life that Alaskan politicians of both major parties need to express opposition to the EPA. Take […]
The largest earthquakes occur where oceanic plates move beneath continents. Obviously, water trapped in the boundary between both plates has a dominant influence on the earthquake rupture process. Analyzing the great Chile earthquake of February, 27th, 2010, a group of scientists from the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences and from Liverpool University found that […]
WASHINGTON (March 28, 2014) â€” Middle school kids who park themselves in front of the TV for two hours or more each day are more likely to consume junk food and have risk factors for cardiovascular disease, even compared to those who spend an equal amount of time on the computer or playing video games, […]
Friday, March 28, 2014, Juneau, Alaska â€“ The Alaska House of Representatives today unanimously passed a bill by Rep. Paul Seaton to allow greater participation in the wildly popular Permanent Fund Dividend â€œPick.Click.Give.â€ charitable giving program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. â€“Senator Lisa Murkowski met with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration head Dr. Kathy Sullivan for the first time since Sullivan was confirmed by the Senate earlier this month.
POKER CREEK -On this south-facing hillside bathed in spring sunshine, trees are swelling like hot dogs.
Just before New Jersey governor Chris Christie was about to convene a press conference, the chairman of the New York/New Jersey Port Authority, David Samson, handed him his resignation Christie said at the news conference.
In a 19-page opinion published on Wednesday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the exemption of the Tongass National Forest from the 2001 Roadless Area Conservation Rule.