Todd Salat: "The thing just goes crazy and starts ripping across the sky, then all of a sudden you can't believe what you're seeing - ripples of light going from one horizon to the other."
It seemed like the start of a beautiful friendship last summer, when a Tucson-based mining company and an Alaska Native company signed an agreement for explaratory drilling at a huge copper and gold site.
GILBERT— One well-known Republican will not be at the Republican National Convention.
UA doctoral student Joshua Reuther, sitting, and University of Alaska anthropology professor Ben Potter study the excavated dwelling, which is about 11,500 years old. It's an especially rare find given its semi-subterranean structure - unusual for the time period.
A team that includes two UA archaeologists has made an unusual
discovery for North American archaeology: a central Alaska dwelling
dating to the end of the last Ice Age, when Asia and North America
were connected land masses.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Congressional negotiators reached a
deal Tuesday that would effectively exempt 13 ships that haul iron
ore, coal and other freight on the Great Lakes from a proposed
federal rule meant to reduce air pollution.
KABUL — Roadside bombs — the biggest killer of U.S. soldiers —
claimed eight more American lives Tuesday, driving the U.S. death
toll to a record level for the third time in four months as
President Obama nears a decision on a new strategy for the troubled
It sounds like a plotline straight out of TV's "Mad Men." Nab
some guy in a hard hat on a construction site to praise a certain
detergent for getting his baby's diapers, oh, so soft.
We're about to get a taste of winter. Highs today and Tuesday
will be in the 80s, but Tuesday's winds will be the precursor to a
storm moving in from the Gulf of Alaska. This storm will pass
through at midweek, with cooler temps, valley rain — and mountain
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sarah Palin hit the vice presidential
campaign trail last year and touted what Alaska could provide for
the rest of America — a natural gas pipeline to help lead the
country to energy independence.