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Corporate officers of mining company in Western Alaska indicted by federal grand jury

Corporate officers of mining company in Western Alaska indicted by federal grand juryXS Platinum and five of its employees and corporate officers have been indicted by a federal grand jury for alleged illegal discharges of mine waste water at the Platinum Creek Mine into the Salmon River and for making false statements to authorities.

Details limited on expanded deferred action for undocumented immigrants

Some undocumented immigrants may now be eligible for an expanded deferred action program announced last week by President Barack Obama.

Comment period on Juneau Access ends Tuesday

Comment period on Juneau Access ends TuesdayTuesday is the last day to weigh in on the latest environment document on the Juneau Access Project, commonly called the Juneau Road.

NOAA designates Kachemak Bay ‘Habitat Focus Area’

NOAA designates Kachemak Bay ‘Habitat Focus Area’The bay is already a State of Alaska Critical Habitat Area and a National Estuarine Research Reserve.

Regional tribal government considered in Western Alaska

The delegates will look at major changes to how the YK Delta is governed through four main resolutions under discussion.

Body from Ketchikan house fire identified

Witnesses told officials that Smith came out of the house, told a family member that the home was on fire, drove down the rough, gravel road and parked his truck across the road. Smith then shot a gun into the air a couple of times, but didn’t seem to be shooting at anyone.

Mexican Consulate prepares for questions following Obama’s immigration announcement

President Obama announced Thursday his executive action to grant temporary, three-year legal status to up to five million undocumented immigrants who have family in the United States.

Villager’s remains lead to 1918 flu breakthrough

Villager’s remains lead to 1918 flu breakthroughThe revival of the virus responsible for the 1918 Spanish flu, the killer of millions of people, was the end of a long journey for Johan Hultin.

Supreme Court hears arguments from State of Alaska and Central Council of Tlingit and Haida

Supreme Court hears arguments from State of Alaska and Central Council of Tlingit and HaidaAlaska’s Supreme Court was in Ketchikan this week – all five members. They were here for Supreme Court Live, during which the court hears oral arguments for a real case.

Gov.-elect Walker wants to expand Medicaid. Can it happen?

Gov.-elect Walker wants to expand Medicaid. Can it happen?When Walker takes office next month, will it really be so easy to expand a program that has been a tough sell in other conservative states?