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“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.
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.
We’ve been exploring holes in the safety net for teens struggling with drugs and alcohol. Now, we look toward solutions.
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.
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.
Unalaska will get a big population boost this weekend, with the first cruise ship of what’s shaping up to be a busy summer.
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.
Bears are coming out of hibernation, and it’s time to take action before they become problems in the neighborhood.
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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.
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.
Denali National Park and Preserve’s wolf numbers have reached a record low this spring with an estimated population of just 48, according to a Park Service study.
Alaska has seen an increase in the number of house fires this year, according to figures from the American Red Cross of Alaska.
Gov. Bill Walker spared little time in calling state lawmakers into a special session to deal with issues including the budget and Medicaid.
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Nearly 11,000 more were injured. The toll includes four Americans who died at a Mount Everest base camp. In addition to food, the U.N. says medical supplies are desperately needed.
This week’s same-sex-marriage cases at the Supreme Court brought in a record number of friend-of-the–court briefs. But truth be told, the justices do not read all of these briefs.
On the streets, some said violence is the only way to get authorities to pay attention to the plight of blacks in Baltimore. Others said they understood the anger, but not the violence.
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.