The effort to oust Alaska’s governor gets court approval

The effort to oust Alaska’s governor gets court approval

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The campaign to oust Alaska's governor received court approval to proceed on Friday when a judge ruled that the allegations against...
New Nome port expansion plans add marine animal protections, but don’t increase depth

New Nome port expansion plans add marine animal protections, but don’t...

The latest draft of a feasibility study for expanding the port of Nome, a key port in the U.S. Arctic, narrows expansion options and includes...
An anti-Kremlin activist forcibly conscripted to an Arctic military base was kidnapped, his say allies

An anti-Kremlin activist forcibly conscripted to an Arctic military base was...

MOSCOW — Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny said on Wednesday that the forcible military conscription of one of his allies to a remote air...
New Senate legislation would require a greater U.S. Navy presence in the Arctic, more collaboration with Coast Guard

New Senate legislation would require a greater U.S. Navy presence in...

A new bill introduced last week in the U.S. Senate would require the Navy to have a greater presence in the Arctic, in collaboration...
Murmansk hopes for investment hike as it secures status as a free economic zone

Murmansk hopes for investment hike as it secures status as a...

Murmansk's governor says the city has secured tax benefits that are necessary for it to become the "Capital of the Arctic."Regional Governor Andrey Chibis...
Equinor and Rosneft are set to develop an Arctic oilfield in joint investment

Equinor and Rosneft are set to develop an Arctic oilfield in...

OSLO/MOSCOW — Russia's Rosneft and Norway's Equinor have agreed details on how to develop an Arctic Siberian onshore oilfield, they said on Monday, their...
Apparently stable for now, Alaska’s biggest caribou faces a tough future of industrial development and climate warming

Apparently stable for now, Alaska’s biggest caribou faces a tough future...

Alaska’s largest caribou herd is showing signs of strength, but there is trouble on the horizon.The Western Arctic Caribou Herd, which roams northwestern Alaska,...
The latest U.S. national defense bill expands focus on Russia and China in the Arctic

The latest U.S. national defense bill expands focus on Russia and...

The annual U.S. defense bill, which includes several key Arctic provisions, passed both the Senate and the House of Representatives this week, and it...
Greenland chooses Ericsson over Huawei for 5G rollout

Greenland chooses Ericsson over Huawei for 5G rollout

COPENHAGEN — Greenland has picked Sweden's Ericsson over China's Huawei to supply equipment for its fifth-generation (5G) telecoms network, state telecoms operator Tele Greenland...
Norway picks wind power skeptic as oil minister amid Arctic drilling debate

Norway picks wind power skeptic as oil minister amid Arctic drilling...

OSLO — Norway made an outspoken right-wing lawmaker who once called wind turbines "white monsters" its oil and energy minister on Wednesday, as the...