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Robert Murray reflects on Nimbus, the piece deemed “Alaska’s most-controversial sculpture,” and says his art is supposed to rattle people’s cages.
This was the second glacial outburst this month from the Mendenhall Glacier.
Contract support costs were fully funded for the first time in 2014. Those costs include items like legal and accounting fees, insurance and workers’ compensation.
Water held under pressure by permafrost can be a problem if we try to use it.
This isn’t the first time Hooligan’s Lodging and Saloon stepped up and the community now knows where to turn for help, year after year.
The deal isn’t expected to close until August but private investment firm Paine and Partners says they and Icicle Holdings, Inc. have entered into agreements to sell the company.
Sealaska shareholders have returned five incumbents to the regional Native corporation’s 13-member board of directors.
A dispute over the height of North America’s tallest mountain may be resolved this week as surveyors climb to the top of Mount McKinley.
Early bulblets from hardneck garlic can be used as a substitute for green onions and garlic bulbs in salads, soups, sauces and pesto, or make flavored vinegar and olive oil.
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Officials say webcams have been installed and other measures have been taken in Alaska in recent years to aid the safety of sightseeing planes.
Nearly 2,462 square miles burned so far this month — breaking the old June record of 1,802 square miles set in 2004. Fire officials also initially said Monday that 2,975 square miles had been burned.
The law places new taxes on wholesale refined fuel, including gasoline and heating oil but not aviation fuel or fuel used by the Alaska Marine Highway.
North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says the “Waters of the U.S.” rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers is “unnecessary” and “unlawful.”
About 25 volunteers gathered at the Ester Fire House over the weekend to help cut lumber and construct boxes to house the sled dogs.
The men called for help Friday morning after wind, rain and two-foot seas left them stranded on Bird Island, about 20 miles northwest of Juneau.
Troopers say an Anchorage woman has been flown by helicopter to the hospital after a rafting accident in Girdwood.
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Greek officials announced that they would close banks until July 6 in efforts to stanch a run on the euro.
More and more Americans are pursuing graduate degrees in Germany, where tuition is often free and many classes are taught in English.
Rural areas are more likely to be poor, with limited transportation, making it that much harder for the homeless to get to a center that can provide counseling, a housing voucher or medical care.
Dallas County property owners paid more than $467million in taxes last year to Parkland Health and Hospital System, the county’s only public hospital, to provide medical care to the poor and uninsured.