Both Republican and Democratic senators are pressing Interior Secretary Deb Haaland for answers after a federal court blocked the Biden administration’s suspension of new oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters.
The U.S. Air Force applied for a 20-year extension of a public land order that has allowed the branch of military exclusive access to land used for tactical training on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
The station held a ceremony to unveil the new Space Force sign at Clear and officially rename the station. Members of the Space Force, Air Force, Alaska Air National Guard as well as community members from the nearby towns attended the ceremony.
Joni Bryant, the former executive director of Alaska Native Harbor Seal Commission, had been accused of using the nonprofit’s checking account and credit cards to make unauthorized purchases and cash withdrawals for herself.
Alaskan Native community members from around the Interior held a vigil in Fairbanks in memory of the 215 Indigenous children found in unmarked graves at a Canadian boarding school, as well as victims across Alaska and the United States.