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More than 30 kids packed the Juneau Assembly Chambers last night to testify on behalf of full funding for the school district’s 2016 operating budget.
Gov. Bill Walker spared little time in calling state lawmakers into a special session to deal with issues including the budget and Medicaid.
Bears are coming out of hibernation, and it’s time to take action before they become problems in the neighborhood.
“We know we have a problem. What we need to know is, how can we get out of this?” says Greg Chaney, the city’s lands manager.
The newest processing plant in Bristol Bay is about to go online this month. Trident Seafood’s multi-million dollar fishmeal plant should get a test run with Togiak herring.
Prao Ruang and Tong Phiti called for help after losing the trail on the west side of Mendenhall Glacier.
Bethel is weighing a decision on the first liquor store in decades. In the shadow of the debate is a powerful and elaborate bootlegging economy.
We’ve been exploring holes in the safety net for teens struggling with drugs and alcohol. Now, we look toward solutions.
The Sitka Sentinel celebrated its 75th anniversary last year without much fanfare.
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Inside a thick government report on the impact of off-shore oil leasing in the Chukchi Sea is a phrase that grabs the attention. It says there’s “75% chance of one or more large spills.”
Anchorage’s 80-member Nepalese community is trying to reach out to family members still in Nepal.
A British Columbia mine upriver from Wrangell and Petersburg is one step closer to full production after reaching a benefits agreement with a First Nation group.
In coastal communities throughout Alaska, several organizations are working together to prepare more Alaskans for jobs in the maritime industry.
A federal judge on Tuesday will consider a request by Royal Dutch Shell PLC for an injunction against illegal boarding of Arctic-bound drilling equipment by activists from Greenpeace Inc.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough today appealed an earlier motion that would allow the AASB, ACSA and ASA to join the ongoing education funding lawsuit as friends of the court in support of the State of Alaska.
The Alaska Senate has passed legislation that would authorize financing for a gas project to serve Interior Alaska.
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The Afghan army is now fully in charge of combat operations. NPR’s Tom Bowman heads out on a mission with troops as they engage the Taliban in one of its strongholds near the Pakistani border.
Aftershocks are rattling survivors’ nerves and making the recovery even more challenging. In one district, 400,000 people were affected by the quake and more than 4,000 homes are now unsafe.
Lynch’s nomination was confirmed last week by the U.S. Senate, five months after President Obama nominated her to succeed Eric Holder.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on the question of same-sex marriage. In the meantime, we know a good deal about the justices’ views already.