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“We hope that we’ll get data all the way up until 1 to 2 seconds before the accident,” says NTSB investigator Chris Shaver.
The Obama administration faced a tough crowd Wednesday morning as it defended its nuclear agreement with Iran to Congress. Both of Alaska’s senators are among lawmakers who say the deal is bad for the U.S. and the region.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a 2003 exemption on Wednesday that would have made it possible to build roads through the Tongass National Forest.
Local voters could elect up to six new members to the Juneau Assembly and School Board this fall — if candidates step up.
The UCLA Williams Institute published a report last week looking at workplace discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
The Federal Subsistence Board voted during a work session Tuesday in Anchorage to return communities to the status they held before 2007.
A possible vote on local option comes as the city appeals the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Board’s rejection of their formal protest of Bethel Native Corporation’s liquor store application.
Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl is working on a city ordinance that would ban sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination in the private sector.
Federal officials want cruise ships, tour boats and kayaks to stay far away from harbor seals in Alaska’s glacial fjords.
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The Fennica headed out Thursday after authorities forced protesters in kayaks from a river and removed others dangling from a bridge.
EPA officials said Thursday the borough stored more than 45,000 pounds of hazardous waste in Barrow without a storage permit required under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
Police say a state-issued credit card, reported missing from a state worker’s desk, was used to withdraw $500 from a Juneau bank last month.
Cathay Pacific Airways says a preliminary inspection after an emergency landing at a remote air base in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands indicates an equipment cooling fan failed.
Prosecutors as part of a plea deal dropped 23 other charges, including falsifying records and misuse of prescription drugs.
The warm summer taking over Alaska might not evoke images of the state’s most famous dog sled race, but Iditarod winner Dallas Seavey is focused on the cold journey ahead.
UAF academic programs plan to slash 68.5 full-time positions, as well as 17 teaching assistants and adjunct faculty jobs.
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The Hamilton County Prosecutor said the shooting of Sam DuBose was “asinine” and “totally unwarranted.” Officer Ray Tensing, the prosecutor said, should have never been an officer.
Nationwide, juvenile incarceration has dropped by half since 1999 — but the probations that have replaced it hold teens to sometimes subjective standards and often include electronic monitoring.
Wyatt Cenac’s much-publicized confrontation with Jon Stewart says a lot about the pitfalls of being The Only One In The Room. But turns out there’s some interesting social science behind it, too.
The Manhattan, the daiquiri, the martini. These classic cocktails were all born between the 1860s and Prohibition, an era when American bartending got inventive — and theatrical.