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Developers of a mine on a Taku River tributary have stopped work after an on-site protest by a British Columbia tribal government. The Taku enters the ocean near Juneau.
A jury has convicted former Wrangell Dr. Greg Salard of receiving and distributing child porn after an hour and a half of deliberations.
Hoonah will soon be getting more cruise ship passengers as it nears completion of a new dock at Icy Strait Point.
Murkowski and Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington all but pleaded with the other senators not to stuff the bill with features that might become poison pills.
The city council in Richmond, California, voted last week to cap how much rent landlords could charge tenants in the San Francisco Bay Area city where rents have increased an estimated 30 percent over the last four years. In Seattle,…
The woman has been identified as 31-year old Amanda Bee of North Pole.
It’s been a festive day in the Northwest Arctic community of Kivalina as residents celebrate the grand opening of a new store. It’s an end to eight months of struggle with limited supplies after Kivalina’s store burned to the ground Dec. 5.
Calista says in a news release that Pohjola has done accounting work for Cook Inlet Tribal Council, NANA and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. She graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage with a degree in management and has been on Calista’s board since 1987.
According to charging documents Atchak said he placed Smart in a “choke hold” until she lost consciousness and he sexually assaulted her.
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The large-scale barge project is funded in part with $900,000 from Alaska’s share of a $5 million gift from the Japanese government for the cleanup of debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan.
The epicenter was 44 miles south-southwest of Redoubt Volcano on the west side of Cook Inlet, almost due west of Anchor Point, near Pedro Bay.
Alaska State Troopers say 31-year-old Amanda Bee of North Pole fatally shot herself just before 5 p.m. Monday outside Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward as several Department of Corrections officers watched.
Gov. Bill Walker says he believes his bill to expand Medicaid would have passed the Legislature if brought to a vote but that the legislation never seemed to be progressing toward a vote.
Residents were warned to be ready to leave at a moment’s notice as rains increased the water level to take over another 15 feet of river bank in certain areas.
A statement from Kodiak police says officials found 120 grams of heroin and 146 grams of methamphetamine. Officials also seized more than $23,000 in cash and nine guns.
Fish and Game spokeswoman Cathie Harms says bear sightings in the Fairbanks area are much less common than they are in Anchorage or Juneau.
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The Obama administration offered help to nonviolent offenders like Dana Bowerman, but more than half the applications sent to the Clemency Project 2014 have not been processed.
George Washington University is the latest and one of the largest private universities to drop its admissions testing requirement.
In his new book, The Man Who Wasn’t There, Anil Ananthaswamy examines the ways people think of themselves — and how those perceptions can be distorted by certain brain conditions.
“I am honored to be a part of this amazing team,” says Jen Welter, an athlete and sports psychologist.