The U.S. military in Alaska deployed “military assets” to survey the suspected Chinese surveillance balloon long before it was struck down in the Atlantic Ocean by down by an F-22 fighter jet on Saturday morning.
"We're looking at another great year in 2023. The phone has been ringing, the bookings are coming in, we just see a really positive future for tourism in Alaska," says the Director of Sales and Marketing for an Anchorage-based cruiseline.
The statement tweaked previous proposed reports on the sustainability and legality of the project, which would produce hundreds of thousands of barrels of oil per day and billions of dollars in state revenue.
By Joey Klecka, Elena Symmes and Georgina Fernandez
The Environmental Protection Agency issued its final determination under the Clean Water Act. It’s a victory for conservation groups and a blow to advocacy groups for Pebble Mine, the proposed project in Southwest Alaska.
The union representing the drivers, Alaska Teamsters Union - Local 959, announced that all students in the district — a student population of over 18,000 — were dropped off Tuesday morning at their respective schools before the bus drivers went on strike.
Sharpe plead guilty to manslaughter as part of a plea deal taken last September after his trial had already been set to get underway. Friday, Superior Court Judge Gregory Miller accepted the terms and handed down sentencing.
The man used a stolen handgun to fire at a police officer after being pinned in his Jeep against a snowbank in a Klatt neighborhood, according to police. The officer did not fire back and was not injured.