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Libertarian Senate candidate Thom Walker to withdraw

Libertarian Senate candidate Thom Walker to withdrawThere won’t be two Walkers on the November ballot after all.

More than a win, Constitution Party candidates want ballot access

More than a win, Constitution Party candidates want ballot accessAlaskans will have one more option in the governor’s race: The Division of Elections will allow Constitution Party candidate J.R. Myers to appear on the ballot.

Attorney: Yup’ik fishermen wrongfully convicted

Attorney: Yup’ik fishermen wrongfully convictedAttorneys argued before the Alaska Court of Appeals in downtown Anchorage yesterday about whether Yup’ik fishermen, who fished for Chinook or king Salmon during a closure on the Kuskokwim River in 2012, were wrongfully convicted.

Experimental rocket explodes after launch in Kodiak

Experimental rocket explodes after launch in KodiakA rocket carrying an experimental Army strike weapon exploded seconds after take off from the Kodiak Launch Complex at about 12:25 a.m. Monday morning.

Summer quake spurs researchers to Amchitka

Summer quake spurs researchers to AmchitkaA team of scientists is descending on a former nuclear test site in the Aleutians today to search for damage from a massive earthquake.

State files charges against Bethel man shot by police

State files charges against Bethel man shot by policeThe state has filed charges against the 31-year-old Bethel man who was shot after he wielded a baseball bat in a fight with Bethel Police.

Alaska seafood companies seek retaliatory ban on Russian fish

Alaska seafood companies seek retaliatory ban on Russian fishIt’s been just over two weeks since Russia banned imports of American food products into its country. Now, Alaska’s seafood industry is asking the U.S. government to strike back.

Conservation groups file suit over Big Thorne sale

Conservation groups file suit over Big Thorne saleConservation groups that threatened to sue the U.S. Forest Service over the Big Thorne Timber Sale have followed through.

Maritime industry plans to become more local

Maritime industry plans to become more localThe Alaska Maritime Workforce Development Plan aims to better prepare Alaskans to join the maritime work force.

Why don’t hibernating bears get osteoporosis?

Why don’t hibernating bears get osteoporosis?Bears have the right idea. Don’t fight the cold; just shut ‘er down for six months and emerge when it’s warmer. Why didn’t we think of that?