Rep. Young requests a few earmarks — 15 years after his ‘Bridge to Nowhere’ made earmarking taboo

What’s not on Young’s list? One very large bridge from Ketchikan to Gravina Island, where the city’s airport is.

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Could rising timber prices aid the Tongass transition to second-growth logging?

Soaring lumber prices could be a boon for Southeast Alaska’s struggling timber industry. The pandemic has fueled the demand for both renovations and the new home construction market, and supply has not kept up.

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Federal appeals court overturns approval for Hilcorp’s Liberty Project

A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with environmental groups, saying the agency’s review of drilling impacts was inadequate.

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Sullivan stands close to Trump, stays quiet about his controversies

As he runs for re-election, Sullivan is threading a needle. He rarely criticizes Trump, but as a tide of anger at the president rises, he isn’t waving a Trump banner, either.

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