Published: Mar 30, 2021
A helicopter crash in the Alaskan wilderness killed five people, including one of Europe's richest residents, after the chopper went down on Saturday during a backcountry heli-skiing trip.
Published: Mar 19, 2021
WASHINGTON - The Biden administration's first faceoff with China began in Alaska on Thursday with a testy exchange between Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who chided Beijing for "cyberattacks on the United States" and "economic coercion toward our allies," and China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, who detailed America's own human rights problems, citing recent Black Lives Matter protests.
Published: Sep 23, 2020
A direct line to the White House, but routed through a third party to hide it from public view. Easy access to Alaska's governor, as well as the state's two U.S. senators. A successful push to unseat nine Republican state lawmakers who opposed their plan to build a massive gold and copper mine - the biggest in North America - near Bristol Bay in Alaska.
Published: Jun 26, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration proposed on Thursday to open more than two-thirds of the nation's largest piece of public land to oil and gas drilling, removing wildlife protections for the Alaskan tract that have been in place for more than four decades.
Published: Nov 22, 2019
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration announced a plan Thursday that could allow oil drilling on over three-quarters of the nation's largest piece of unprotected wilderness, overhauling a 2013 plan that limited development on the Alaskan reserve.
Published: May 22, 2018
The Trump administration on Tuesday presented a plan to roll back Obama-era rules preventing hunters in some protected zones in Alaska from luring bears with bait including bacon and donuts, and using spotlights at den sites to hunt black bear cubs and sows.