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Oil tax opponents vow to monitor industry promises

Oil tax opponents vow to monitor industry promisesOpponents of Alaska's new petroleum tax system are vowing to track its future performance, even if they lose at the ballot box.

Man dies after boat explosion, fall into water

Man dies after boat explosion, fall into waterA 55-year-old man died near Dillingham after an explosion on his boat knocked him into the water.

Mead Treadwell concedes defeat in Senate primary

Mead Treadwell concedes defeat in Senate primaryLt. Gov. Mead Treadwell has conceded defeat in the Republican race for U.S. Senate in Alaska.

Don Young wins GOP House primary, will face Forrest Dunbar

Don Young wins GOP House primary, will face Forrest DunbarU.S. Rep. Don Young has won the Republican nomination for U.S. House.

Princess Cruises tour bus in Alaska collision

A Princess Cruises tour bus was involved in a collision with a truck Monday afternoon on Parks Highway near Cantwell.

5 things to know about the Alaska primary

5 things to know about the Alaska primaryTuesday's primary will decide the hard-fought, first-round battle for U.S. Senate in Alaska and whether to reinstate an oil tax system that was a legacy of Sarah Palin's short tenure as governor.

Voters to decide fate of Alaska oil production tax

Voters to decide fate of Alaska oil production taxAlaskans head to the polls Tuesday to decide if their old system for taxing oil companies is better than the new one.

Update: Flood warning cancelled for Mendenhall Valley

Update: Flood warning cancelled for Mendenhall ValleyA release of water from a glacially dammed lake, or jökulhlaup, is the suspected cause of the flooding.

Yukon Quest purse in 2015 up from 2014

Yukon Quest purse in 2015 up from 2014The winnings in the 2015 Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race will be increased by more than $12,000 from the purse in this year's race.

UA offers in-state tuition to some, bonus to Gamble

UA offers in-state tuition to some, bonus to GambleThe president of the University of Alaska has been offered a $320,000 bonus if he stays on the job until 2016.