Saturday hoops roundup

The Nikiski girls basketball team finished off an impressive run through the Lady Grizzly Hardwood Classic on Saturday in Anchorage by cruising past Sitka 47-28... Read more

Why Russia wanted to sell Alaska

The Crimean Peninsula has been in the news again. Oddly enough, that bit of land on the far side of the world, only slightly larger... Read more

Op-ed: A new direction on education

American public school students fall well behind students around the world in math and science proficiency. This is not debatable. According to the Trends in... Read more

State must continue to support fight against opioid abuse

This past week, Gov. Bill Walker signed an administrative order directing state agencies to pursue grant funding to help fight opioid abuse across the state.... Read more

Op-ed: How much do you tip the spy?

You’ve got to eat at the terrace dining room at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida. Not only does it have a wine menu, a food... Read more

Young to co-chair Congressional Cannabis Caucus

On Feb. 16, a group of U.S. House representatives from several Western states announced the Congressional Cannabis Caucus. Read more

Cook Inlet Energy fined for safety valve violations

The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission — the state regulatory oversight group for the hydrocarbon industry — has issued a $446,000 penalty to Cook... Read more

Conservation groups move to intervene in predator control lawsuits

A group of than a dozen environmental groups is attempting to become a party to two lawsuits against the National Park Service and the U.S.... Read more