Nation Jan 06

U.S. holds first lease sale for Alaska’s Arctic refuge

A state corporation, the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority, was the main bidder on the leases. Its executive director, Alan Weitzner, in a statement, said in acquiring nine tracts, "Alaska preserves the right to responsibly develop its natural resources."…

Politics Nov 11

Republican Dan Sullivan wins Alaska’s Senate race

The race was determined too early to call on Election Day with a large number of outstanding absentee ballots. State election officials began counting more than 150,000 absentee and other ballots on Tuesday.