Latest Alaska News

Companies plan $2.6B investment in major Alaska oil project

Aug. 17, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two oil and gas companies have announced plans to invest $2.6 billion into developing a major oil field on Alaska's North Slope. Australia-based Santos and Spain-based Repsol made the announcement, which was lauded by state political leaders, the Anchorage...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Aug. 17, 2022 12:35 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Aug. 16 The Washington Post on Mohammed bin Salman and Saudi brutality: Salma al-Shehab, the mother of two young children, was studying for a PhD at the University of Leeds and took time...

Cheney ponders 2024 bid after losing Wyoming GOP primary

Aug. 17, 2022 10:11 AM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney was increasingly open on Wednesday about considering a 2024 presidential campaign after soundly losing a Republican primary to a challenger backed by former President Donald Trump. Speaking to NBC in the wake of her loss, the...

Murkowski advances in Alaska Senate race, Palin in House

Aug. 17, 2022 04:21 AM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski advanced from her primary along with Kelly Tshibaka, her GOP rival endorsed by former President Donald Trump, while another Trump-backed candidate, Republican Sarah Palin, was among the candidates bound for the November general...

Democrat Les Gara advances to November general election for governor in Alaska.

Aug. 17, 2022 02:09 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Les Gara advances to November general election for governor in Alaska.

Independent Bill Walker advances to November general election for governor in Alaska.

Aug. 17, 2022 02:06 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Independent Bill Walker advances to November general election for governor in Alaska.

Republican Nick Begich advances to November general election in Alaska's at-large Congressional District.

Aug. 17, 2022 01:57 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Nick Begich advances to November general election in Alaska's at-large Congressional District.

Republican Mike Dunleavy advances to November general election for governor in Alaska.

Aug. 17, 2022 01:55 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Mike Dunleavy advances to November general election for governor in Alaska.

Democrat Mary Peltola advances to November general election in Alaska's at-large Congressional District.

Aug. 17, 2022 01:47 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Mary Peltola advances to November general election in Alaska's at-large Congressional District.

Republican Sarah Palin advances to November general election in Alaska's at-large Congressional District.

Aug. 17, 2022 01:45 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sarah Palin advances to November general election in Alaska's at-large Congressional District.