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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.
John Binkley, president of Cruise Lines International Association Alaska, says 2015 should be strong year for tourism in the state. But he says challenges may lie ahead.
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.
The Sitka Sentinel celebrated its 75th anniversary last year without much fanfare.
Around 400 bowls have been made for The Glory Hole’s Empty Bowls event on Sunday. It’s the ninth time the emergency shelter and soup kitchen has held the fundraiser.
As If! The Alaska State Improv Festival is back in Juneau this weekend for its third year. Two performers from Improv Boston talk about fear and how it influences their comedy.
“I think our concern is when you say “much” you’re talking about 18 percent of placer mines, and two out of six large-scale mines,” said mining industry representative.
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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.
A bill that would pause the state’s obligation to reimburse school construction debt payments will become law without Gov. Bill Walker’s signature.
Gov. Bill Walker has declared a state disaster in response to a fire that crippled water service in the village of Alatna
Ketchikan local government officials are pushing for an island-wide tobacco tax which would include e-cigarettes.
A Bethel team is re-envisioning how household water is treated. They hope to build and test a custom greywater recycling system for hauled systems in Western Alaska
A Bethel teen has started her own business, a women’s clothing consignment store in November, making her one of the community’s youngest entrepreneurs.
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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.
Genetically modified foods are often regarded as “unnatural” and approached with distrust. Commentator Tania Lombrozo considers the psychology behind these reactions.