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State game board to review deer seasons, limits for Sitka

State game board to review deer seasons, limits for SitkaThe State Board of Game met this weekend in Juneau to consider a number of proposed changes to Southeast hunting regulations.

Anchorage Legislators consider ways to cut capital costs

Anchorage Legislators consider ways to cut capital costsBefore heading to Juneau, Anchorage Legislators are listening to community input on ways to cut state spending.

Walker: With state in red, oil tax credit payouts “unsustainable”

Walker: With state in red, oil tax credit payouts “unsustainable”The state still expects to collect $2 billion this year from other forms of oil revenue, including royalties, corporate income taxes, and property taxes from production.

School safety moves beyond the lockdown

School safety moves beyond the lockdownResearchers are developing new strategies to counter shootings at schools and other public places, and they’re not what you might expect.

On Murkowski’s first day chairing Energy Committee, panel passes Keystone bill

On Murkowski’s first day chairing Energy Committee, panel passes Keystone bill On Murkowski's first day as chairman, the committee passed a bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.

As Walker forges own way on gasline, Republicans wary

As Walker forges own way on gasline, Republicans waryBill Walker has put the oil and gas industry on notice that he will be doing things differently from his predecessor.

Murkowski: Keystone XL pipeline worth fighting for

Murkowski: Keystone XL pipeline worth fighting forThe Keystone Pipeline is the signature environmental fight of the moment.

Canadian Archipelago likely to become important polar bear conservation region

Canadian Archipelago likely to become important polar bear conservation regionA new study by the U.S. Geological Survey suggests polar bears are in the midst of a generations-long migration to areas that still have year-round sea ice.

EPA, Alaska DEC crews cleaning up Richardson Highway diesel spill

EPA, Alaska DEC crews cleaning up Richardson Highway diesel spillThe Environmental Protection Agency and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation are working to clean up a diesel spill northeast of Valdez.

Walker purges gasline board, rejects confidentiality agreement

Gov. Bill Walker has dismissed half of the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation board of directors.