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Gov. Bill Walker is delaying payment of $200 million worth of oil tax credits. The veto is the most significant change the governor made to the state budget.
As of 2 p.m., the river was at 38.3 feet and is expected to rise another four and a half feet, just below minor flood stage, by late tomorrow morning.
The New Old Time Chautauqua is a traveling troupe of performers. They’re in Juneau for three days of workshops, shows and activities starting Thursday.
Jones was appointed to the public health seat for his long history in the substance abuse and mental health fields.
The wife of an Episcopalian minister, Mildred Boesser spent decades fighting for gay rights and marriage equality.
According to the letter, Shell must maintain a 15-mile buffer between its two rigs while drilling takes place.
State officials cited a decrease in fire danger due to recent cool and rainy weather and requests by members of the public to allow cookouts, campfires and pyrotechnics for this weekend’s July 4th celebrations.
After fishermen pointed out what they thought was a change in the size of king salmon returning to the Copper River, researchers from Fish and Game looked at data from 10 Alaska rivers.
The MSC label is needed to sell salmon in certain European markets. The two groups have been going back and forth about the terms under which the new group can join.
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In a letter to legislative leaders, Walker said the state will continue funding credits this year but at a slower pace, until a more sustainable credit system is developed or Alaska’s financial situation improves.
A government report indicates about a third of the world’s polar bears could be in imminent danger from greenhouse gas emissions as soon as 2025.
A new report says erosion is eating away at Alaska’s northern coast at some of the highest rates in the nation, threatening habitat and infrastructure.
Wednesday is the first day planes will land on the refurbished runway. They have been using the airport’s taxiway as a temporary runway since work began in April.
The asking price for the navy vessel turned ferry has dropped from $6 million to $5 million and now the borough is only asking $2 million.
Metal in Motion Towing is offering to pick up metal that is leftover from the fire, such as cars, trucks, water heaters, metal roofs and ant other scrap free of charge.
It could be weeks before the wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed in steep, rugged terrain in southeast Alaska, killing nine people, is recovered.
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Misty Copeland didn’t begin ballet until she took a free class at a Boys & Girls Club. Today she became the first black female principal dancer with the premiere U.S. dance company.
The draft report by outside law enforcement experts says the agency needs more internal affairs investigators. It also calls for more transparency in investigations, especially shootings by agents.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says local food is growing quickly from a niche market into something that’s generating significant income for communities across the country.
Jonathan Kozol looks back on events he wrote about 50 years ago, in Death at an Early Age, that reveal how an elementary school treated black children in 1960s Boston.