Federal Aviation Administration officials say the Kotzebue airport is the recipient of a $15.5 million grant for a runway safety improvement project.
The stock market edged higher Wednesday after a court cleared the way for Germany to participate in a European rescue fund. Attention shifted to the Federal Reserve, which began a big two-day meeting.
Apple says the new iPhone 5 will be in stores in the U.S. and several other countries on Sept. 21.
Royal Dutch Shell on Monday was moving its drill ship off a prospect in the Chukchi Sea, a day after drilling began 70 miles off the Alaska coast because sea ice was moving toward the vessel.
It sounds like good news: Annual premiums for job-based family health plans went up only 4 percent this year.
Israel's prime minister, ratcheting up a public feud with the U.S. over Iran, made it clear Tuesday that he was dissatisfied with Washington's refusal to spell out what would provoke a U.S.-led military strike against Iranian nuclear facilities.
Investors are looking ahead to two events sure to move markets this week: a Federal Reserve meeting and a court decision on whether Germany can help support its struggling neighbors. And if the stock market's gains Tuesday are any indication, they expect both events to turn out well.
Markets rallied Tuesday amid growing confidence that a top German court will rule favorably on Europe's bailout fund.
After years of delay and almost $5 billion spent, Shell has a drill bit turning in the Alaskan Arctic offshore.
A panel of independent reviewers has concluded that the federal government's decision to restrict commercial fishing in Alaska's Aleutian Islands is not supported by sound science.