JUNEAU - A company that operated a drill ship off Alaska's Arctic coast has agreed to plead guilty to environmental and maritime crimes as part of a deal with prosecutors.
The agreement calls for Noble Drilling U.S.
JUNEAU - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, while a lawsuit is pending, must stop all work related to a process that could restrict or prohibit development of the Pebble Mine, a federal judge says.
The action comes after U.S. District Judge H.
ANCHORAGE (AP) - Alaska State Troopers say a man died after being caught in an avalanche while skiing.
Troopers say the victim of the avalanche that was reported Saturday evening is tentatively identified as 35-year-old Eric Peterson of Delta Junction.
FAIRBANKS (AP) - Allan Lamprey is a happy man. He may not be rich or live in a mansion, but he has a tidy little apartment and a steady and fulfilling job as the men's shelter manager at the Fairbanks Rescue Mission.
"Slow and steady" was the motto for most of Alaska's banks and credit unions in the third quarter.
Total assets grew 3 percent combined at five of the major state banks for the quarter. Similar asset growth was 5.9 percent year-over-year.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - Veterans who survived the Pearl Harbor attack that launched the United States into World War II attended Sunday's 73rd anniversary ceremony with the help of canes, wheelchairs and motorized scooters.
KETCHIKAN (AP) - Of all the things to serve for lunch, the kids suggested seaweed.
Genevieve Hiatt and Hailey Hubble, fourth-graders at Houghtaling Elementary, won the November Dream Healthy Lunch Menu Contest, and come Dec.