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Lawmakers have allocated another $70 million for two controversial transportation projects — the Juneau Access Project and the Knik Arm Crossing. But the federal funds may never be spent.
State budget-writers have reversed one of cuts made to the Alaska Marine Highway System. But officials say it’s too early to say how much service will be restored.
A bill likely be back in next year’s legislative session aims to give pets special considerations in the law when it comes to divorce, protective orders and animal seizures.
“The city is hard pressed to take on any new obligations without adequate funding,” Kirk Duncan says.
KTOO’s resident Master Gardener explains what to do during early spring planting.
Southeast Alaska’s Tlingit-Haida Central Council is increasing its opposition to mines just across the border in British Columbia.
As many as 150 emergency medical providers are attending the Southeast Regional Emergency Medical Services Symposium.
The Kensington mine, located northwest of Juneau, recently announced the discovery of high-grade gold.
Last weekend, EagleCrest Ski Area received 20 inches of precipitation at its highest elevation, and about six inches at the base.
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The doors of one of the oldest family-owned stores in Sitka closed last month.
The Cama-i festival packed the Bethel regional high school gym for a weekend of dancing, singing, and celebrating life in the YK Delta.
Alaska lawmakers have approved creation of a marijuana board to write regulations for the new industry.
University of Alaska Fairbanks Chancellor Brian Rogers plans to step down this summer.
Some Arctic watchers wonder if the U.S. needs to add an item to its Arctic priority list: get tough with Russia.
The federal Environmental Protection Agency is changing the location of an air monitoring site in the Fairbanks North Star Borough and local officials are predicting it will result in higher readings of winter pollution.
The Alaska Legislature will resume meeting Monday, after failing to complete their work by Sunday’s projected end.
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Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, who will decide on a presidential run soon, is for a higher minimum wage and wants to increase Social Security benefits even though some would pay higher taxes.
Activists say that about 175,000 students refused to take federally mandated tests last week.
The elite athlete will likely finish the 26.2-mile course a little after noon ET. Although last year’s marathon went off safely, security is tight.
Homeopathy’s popularity has exploded in recent years. Now the Food and Drug Administration is considering whether homeopathic remedies should have to be proven safe and effective.