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A few bears are hit by motorists each year in Juneau. State wildlife biologist Stephanie Sell says this is the second that she knows of this season.
The people who live closest to the Mount Polley Mine dam breach stopped fishing after millions of gallons of polluted water flowed into nearby waterways.
Pugh says interacting with students “really buoyed me and gave me strength and it made me understand why I’m doing what I’m doing.”
Almost as soon as they came together, Juneau band Shiver Twins left for Seattle to pursue their music career. Now the boys are back.
Eddy says she knew the program was on the right track by the end of the first year
Some Anchorage area residents don’t think the House Majority’s recent budget proposal is good enough, even though it adds money back in for education.
The King of Norway visited Anchorage on Wednesday bearing a message of goodwill, and a message that climate change is a priority for all Arctic nations.
The salmon processors at odds over who gets the blue-label sustainability certification needed to sell fish in certain European markets are expected to enter mediation next week.
The budget proposal Republicans unveiled Wednesday addresses two key sticking points for Democrats, but the minority party is critical of the deal.
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Attorneys for the Pebble Limited Partnership allege the EPA violated a federal law by establishing and working with groups of mine critics that essentially acted as advisory committees but failed to comply with open meeting.
Alaska State Troopers launched a state aircraft early Tuesday night after receiving a report of a personal locator beacon being activated 20 miles northwest of Port Alsworth.
A spokesman for the Alaska VA says they’ve moved 50 to 60 outpatient surgeries to a hospital at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and has not cancelled or delayed any operations.
The woman is the second inmate to die at the Anchorage jail in a three-day period.
Fish and Game will likely attempt to find the ducklings’ mother and leave them with her, or place them with an animal caretaker.
McCain’s office says Sens. Jack Reed of Rhode Island, Joni Ernst of Iowa and Dan Sullivan of Alaska also are making the trip.
Anchorage police say Matthew Duwayne Weedman is charged with five counts of felony assault and a misdemeanor charge of leaving an accident.
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Cost and lethal-injection complications have led some states to reconsider the death penalty. U.S. support for the practice has declined over the last two decades, but three-in-five still support it.
The scanners are standard equipment for police, but what’s not settled is what happens to all the data collected. That data can link people to certain addresses and flag unusual activity.
A U.K. researcher says the environmental argument for eating bugs isn’t working on its own. She says chefs and policymakers must “make insect dishes appeal as food, not just a way to save the planet.”
Two years after the Defense Department lifted the ban on women serving in combat units, the Army is allowing women to go through the training program for soldiers who aspire to be infantry leaders.