Last year, Alaska's sockeye salmon industry suffered from a worker shortage. This year, salmon are plentiful and selling at robust prices.
Oil giants are expected to sit out the bidding, which would mean low lease prices and measly royalties for the government.
Why one fisherman in Alaska won't leave the industry, despite the ups and downs.
The isolated village of Port Heiden hopes reindeer, and a few other farm animals, may be the answer to expensive imported fresh food.
The debate over drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge has returned to Washington, this time tied to the fast-moving tax bill on Capitol Hill. Bill supporters hope that opening up the arctic to more federal drilling leases could generate $1 billion in federal revenue. But some market projections put the amount at far less […]
Skagway, Alaska is dependent on the cruise ship industry for its economy. The town needs to build a new dock to accommodate bigger ships, but a private company which leases the docks, the White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad, won't approve a new dock unless the town extends its lease for another 15 years.
More people are traveling to Native American land for vacations. Tribal tourism is a $8.6 billion industry and growing.
Three things that no one wants to hear together: BP, oil and leaking. A BP well sprung a leak in the Alaskan Arctic this past Friday. Reports say crude oil is no longer spraying from the leak, but natural gas is still venting out. This will surely prompt a new round of questions about whether […]
A cruise ship carrying 1700 passengers is now able to cross the Northwest passage