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Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott met with top officials from British Columbia’s mines and environment agencies as part of Mining Week in the Canadian province.
Scientists suspect mass of warm water in Pacific may have influenced weather and attracted unusual marine species.
Juneau police are investigating a threatening phone call that sent a local elementary school into lockdown mode.
The National Weather Service is changing the way it forecasts the water level in Juneau’s Mendenhall River.
Sitka and Juneau will lose a week of fast ferry sailings this month. The Chenega will return to Southeast service May 14, a week later than scheduled.
CBC News is reporting that an Alaska Airlines plane en route to Seattle from Juneau was diverted to Vancouver today due to an electrical issue.
A group in Kodiak recently completed an Alutiiq boat last seen in the mid-1800s. Alutiiq people used the angyaq to travel long distances in rough seas.
The paralytic shellfish poisoning case originated with clams harvested on a private beach near Ketchikan.
With a growing season that lasts 90 to 120 days, Juneau gardeners have a little flexibility in starting their potato crop.
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The ordinance calls for ballots to be mailed to voters two weeks before Election Day. Voters could mail them back or deposit them in places designated by the borough clerk.
Hundreds of climbers are expected to attempt North America’s tallest peak this season, and National Park Service rangers are ready to live on the mountain for the next three months to help with rescues.
Shell has been hoping to base its fleet at the port’s Terminal 5. Environmentalists have already sued over the plan, saying the port broke state law in February when it signed a two-year lease with Foss Maritime, which is working with Shell.
Federal staff will again manage king salmon on the lower Kuskokwim River after requests from tribes.
Special Olympics athletes from across the state will compete for the Fifth Annual Bethel Unified Invitational.
The Petersburg Medical Center may be small but there are a lot of services in its lab and imaging departments that many small hospitals don’t have.
Voters in the Fairbanks North Star Borough will be able to cast ballots from home if a proposal by two assembly members is approved next month.
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Western countries complained that Nepal’s bureaucracy was keeping goods at warehouses. The Marines come with Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft, which should make reaching remote areas easier.
For the first time since 2001, an all-women team is competing in the Volvo Ocean Race, an around-the-world slog through some of the most unforgiving water on the planet.
Under narrow definitions of corruption, candidates courting billionaires to fuel their White House bids doesn’t qualify. But some activists, on the left and the right, argue that it should.
Fiorina joins a crowded field of Republicans already seeking the nomination. Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson announced his campaign on Sunday.