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    Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday proposed paying residents $3,678 over three years to make up for years that oil-wealth fund checks were capped.

    The money would be paid on top of whatever the annual dividend otherwise would be for this year, 2020 and 2021. Under Dunleavy's proposal... Read More

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    If everything goes according to Chuck Schumann’s plans it will soon be easier to do everything from providing health care to running an oil field to streaming a favorite movie in rural Alaska.

    Schumann founded the Anchorage-based satellite telecom provider Microcom in... Read More

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    If everything goes according to Chuck Schumann’s plans it will soon be easier to do everything from providing health care to running an oil field to streaming a favorite movie in rural Alaska.

    Schumann founded the Anchorage-based satellite telecom provider Microcom in... Read More

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    Alaska Gasline Development Corp. officials by and large have spent $433.3 million in line with the requirements tied to that money but missed the mark on other, smaller legislative mandates and in-house rules, according to a special Legislative Audit Division review of the state-owned... Read More

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    A pilot program aimed at finding cheaper ways to deliver goods and mail to North Slope communities has been scrapped just before it was set to launch.

    The U.S. Postal Service had partnered with Lynden Transport Inc. and planned to use multiple modes of transportation to make Bypass Mail... Read More

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    The last few years of commercial fishing for Alaska have turned up poor for various regions of the state, resulting in disaster declarations and potential federal assistance.

    The 2018 season proved no different, with at least two disaster requests in the works at the state level. A third... Read More

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    HOMER – After completing its Cook Inlet pipeline project in 2018, Hilcorp is planning to keep its monetary investment about the same in Alaska going into 2019.

    More of the investment will be in drilling now that the $90-million Cook Inlet pipeline project is complete, said Hilcorp Senior... Read More

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    HOMER – After completing its Cook Inlet pipeline project in 2018, Hilcorp is planning to keep its monetary investment about the same in Alaska going into 2019.

    More of the investment will be in drilling now that the $90-million Cook Inlet pipeline project is complete, said Hilcorp Senior... Read More

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    Though Alaska has strong laws against venting or burning off natural gas — flaring — except for safety and emergencies, the rules are far less stringent in the nation’s top two oil-producing regions.

    Blaming a lack of pipelines and processing facilities, oil and gas producers in North... Read More

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    As the state administration turns over, most departments have a new face in the commissioner’s office. At the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, that’s only half true.

    Though Acting Commissioner Doug Vincent-Lang is new to the commissioner’s office, he’s hardly new to the agency. He led... Read More