Alaska Ice Tested As Possible New Energy SourceA half mile below the ground at Prudhoe Bay, above the vast oil field that helped trigger construction of the trans-Alaska pipeline, a drill rig has tapped what might one day be the next big energy source.
Island Oil Contamination Source Still Unknown Environmental officials have not found the source of the oil that contaminated a handful of sea birds and a seal near Gambell on St. Lawrence Island.
BP To Pay Alaska $255M For Lost Oil ProductionA subsidiary of London-based BP PLC has been ordered to pay the state of Alaska $255 million for royalties the state lost because of production shutdowns after two North Slope oil spills in 2006 and a subsequent pipeline replacement project.
Shell Ends 2012 Arctic Ocean Drilling Off Alaska Shell Oil's flotilla of Arctic Ocean vessels is heading for warmer waters.
Man Dies After Shooting At Alaska Trooper Alaska authorities say a man has died after shooting and wounding a state trooper during a traffic stop.
Century-Old $5 Alaska Bill Expected To Fetch Hundreds Of Thousands At AuctionThe $5 bill displayed for decades on Charles Fairbanks IV's wall was long a treasured family heirloom from Alaska. Now, to the surprise of the grandson of a turn-of-a-century vice president, it's also become a likely treasure trove.
Anchorage Repeals Law Banning Sidewalk-SittingThe Anchorage Assembly has repealed a section of a law that makes it illegal to sit or lie down on downtown sidewalks.
Authorities Say 2 Men Shot North Of Kiana By ManTwo men were shot north of the Inupiat Eskimo village of Kiana by a man who then stole their inflatable boat and hunting equipment and fled by river, Alaska State Troopers said Wednesday.
Shell: Won't Hit Oil In Alaska This Year Royal Dutch Shell PLC says that after several setbacks, it no longer plans to try to drill deep enough to reach oil in exploratory wells off the coast of Alaska this year.
Couple Admits To Planning Judge's Murder An Alaska couple admitted to buying a gun, silencer and hand grenades, and having a map to a federal judge's homes, in what prosecutors said was a murder plot that developed from a dispute over paying taxes.
Police ID Man Whose Body Was Found In Ship Creek Police on Wednesday released the identity of the man whose body was found in Ship Creek in downtown Anchorage.
Team To Tackle Problem Of Disappearing King Salmon A team of top researchers and scientists is being formed to take a comprehensive look at why king salmon returns to Alaska's rivers are dismal again this summer, Gov. Sean Parnell announced Friday.
Shell Vessel Re-anchors After Moving Toward Shore A Shell Oil drilling vessel slipped it anchorage Saturday and began moving toward shore in Alaska's Aleutian Islands before it was re-anchored, the Coast Guard said.
Cheryll Heinze Dies From Plane-Crash Injuries Former state Rep. Cheryll Heinze died early Wednesday from injuries she suffered in a small-plane crash in Homer that left four of her co-workers at an electric cooperative with minor injuries.
Alaska Aquarium Cares For Abandoned Beluga Calf Marine mammal specialists from across the country have descended on an Alaskaaquarium to help care for a baby beluga whale that became separated from its mother shortly after its birth.