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Alaska leaders call ANWR proposal a ‘war on Alaska’s future’

Alaska leaders call ANWR proposal a ‘war on Alaska’s future’President Obama is proposing the largest ever wilderness designation in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which would forever put the coastal plain off-limits to oil and gas development.

Murkowski, Sullivan agree climate is changing but split on naming cause

Murkowski, Sullivan agree climate is changing but split on naming causeBoth Alaska senators voted for an amendment saying climate change is real and not a hoax.

Public meetings set on TLMP amendment

Public meetings set on TLMP amendmentThe U.S. Forest Service has scheduled three public meetings in Juneau, Sitka and Ketchikan to update the public on the proposed Tongass Land and Resource Management Plan Amendment.

Joint session to address marijuana decriminalization as municipalities scramble to regulate

Joint session to address marijuana decriminalization as municipalities scramble to regulateRepublican Senator Lesil McGuire of Anchorage has introduced the first large-scale bill regulating marijuana like alcohol in Alaska.

Alaska military bases could lose 11,100 troops amid national drawdown

Alaska military bases could lose 11,100 troops amid national drawdownA pending military draw down could take more than 11,000 troops off of bases in Alaska.

Walker outlines plans for budget cuts

Walker outlines plans for budget cutsWith Alaska facing a multi-billion-dollar budget shortfall, Gov. Bill Walker is proposing 5 percent cuts to agency funding.

Walker names National Guard special investigator

Walker names National Guard special investigatorGov. Bill Walker has named a retired judge as his special investigator into the Alaska National Guard.

Scientists, fishermen test strategies to reduce trawl bycatch, habitat impact

Scientists, fishermen test strategies to reduce trawl bycatch, habitat impactReducing bycatch has been a hot topic in the pollock trawl industry.

Healthcare.gov navigators see steady enrollment as deadline approaches

Healthcare.gov navigators see steady enrollment as deadline approachesNearly 17,000 Alaskans have signed up for health insurance on healthcare.gov during this open enrollment period.

Ash from Russian volcano diverts nightly flight into Nome

Ash from Russian volcano diverts nightly flight into NomeAsh from a Russian volcano diverted the nightly flight into Nome Thursday.