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Drone task force passes Legislature

Drone task force passes LegislatureThe Alaska Legislature will have its own task force to tackle issues regarding drones.

US soldier in Alaska apologizes in espionage case

An Alaska-based soldier who has admitted to attempted espionage says he's sorry for his actions.

Oil tax reduction clears legislature on final day

Oil tax reduction clears legislature on final day

Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline near Fox. Photo by Rosemarie Alexander/KTOO.

A multi-billion dollar oil tax cut has passed the Alaska Legislature.  Senate Bill 21 was approved … more

Bill: Judicial Council shouldn’t make recommendations

Bill: Judicial Council shouldn’t make recommendationsThe Alaska Judicial Council would be barred from recommending whether judges should be retained under a bill proposed in the state House.

Alaska women face uphill battle according to new study

Alaska women face uphill battle according to new studyAlaska women earn less than men, were imprisoned at a higher rate during the last decade and are committing suicide at a rate twice the national average

Parnell declares this Tsunami Preparedness Week

Parnell declares this Tsunami Preparedness WeekGov. Sean Parnell has declared this Tsunami Preparedness Week in Alaska.

Judge rejects Alaska challenge to roadless rule

Judge rejects Alaska challenge to roadless ruleA U.S. District Court Judge in Washington, D.C., has rejected a challenge by the state of Alaska to the Clinton-era "roadless rule" for the Tongass National Forest.

Senate scheduled to take up Speaker’s gun bill

Senate scheduled to take up Speaker’s gun billThe Senate Judiciary Committee is slated Wednesday to continue discussions on a gun control bill after striking one of its most controversial parts.

Fish processing vessel grounds on Kodiak Island

Fish processing vessel grounds on Kodiak IslandA fish processing vessel that went hard aground on Kodiak Island was struck by other problems earlier this year, including a diesel spill and two ammonia leaks.

State comes up short in dairy auction

Alaska officials say the state was able to recover only about $144,000 in an auction to sell what was left of the now-defunct Matanuska Creamery.