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Bill to eliminate Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission clears first hurdle

Bill to eliminate Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission clears first hurdle

Anchorage Rep. Charisse Millett says she's not out to destroy the agency.
Conservation groups appeal Big Thorne ruling

Conservation groups appeal Big Thorne ruling

Less than a week after losing a lawsuit in U.S. District Court, a coalition of conservation groups seeking to stop the Big Thorne Timber Sale…

Pebble hires firm to review EPA actions

Pebble hires firm to review EPA actions

The group behind the proposed Pebble Mine has hired a consulting firm to review whether the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency "acted fairly" in evaluating potential…

Bethel citizens urge council to stop liquor stores

Bethel citizens urge council to stop liquor stores

More than 40 people spoke for more than 31/2 hours at a public hearing, with many sharing personal stories about how alcohol has destroyed them…

Alaska village pulls out of lawsuit on federal lease sale

The Native Village of Point Hope says new safeguards will allow for safer Arctic Ocean exploration.…

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More than $2,000 stolen from Pel Meni

More than $2,000 stolen from Pel Meni

The thief entered the Merchants Wharf building downtown around 8:30 a.m. on March 14 and broke into Pel…

26th anniversary of Exxon spill prompts anti-Shell protest at White House

26th anniversary of Exxon spill prompts anti-Shell protest at White House

Their message was less about Exxon and tanker safety than it was about Shell and its plans to…

USFS celebrates Big Thorne decision as environmental groups weigh options

USFS celebrates Big Thorne decision as environmental groups weigh options

A court decision allowing the Big Thorne timber sale will help speed changes in Tongass logging. But opponents…

Mount Polley disaster prompts new requirements for B.C. tailings dams

Mount Polley disaster prompts new requirements for B.C. tailings dams

The British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office announced Thursday it’s adding information requirements for mines undergoing environmental review to…

Fish and Game says it could absorb CFEC

Fish and Game says it could absorb CFEC

"The department believes that we could make this work without service degradation to commercial fishermen," says ADF&G's Kevin…

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