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EPA plans Alaska meetings on proposed restrictions

EPA plans Alaska meetings on proposed restrictionsThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is hosting public meetings in Alaska on proposed restrictions for development of the Pebble Mine.

Alaska Dispatch News to open Bureau in Bethel

Alaska Dispatch News to open Bureau in BethelThe Managing Editor of the Alaska Dispatch News says a Western Alaska Bureau should be up and running by the end of the month.

Eielson a frontrunner to house F-35 fighters

Eielson a frontrunner to house F-35 fightersEielson Air Force Base is the only candidate selected to house two squadrons of F-35 fighter planes.

Early tests show B.C. tailings spill water ‘safe’

Early tests show B.C. tailings spill water ‘safe’British Columbia’s Environment Ministry says water that poured out of a massive mine-tailings pond Aug. 4 appears to be safe.

Coast Guard mulls downsizing Kodiak station

Coast Guard mulls downsizing Kodiak stationThe Coast Guard is considering a proposal to downsize its Kodiak communications station.

Federal data outlines spending in Alaska, Hawaii

Federal data outlines spending in Alaska, HawaiiResidents in Alaska and Hawaii probably always felt they paid more for their food, and now data from the government proves that's true.

Treadwell, Sullivan assail each other’s ties to Lower 48 companies

Treadwell, Sullivan assail each other’s ties to Lower 48 companiesLast week, Dan Sullivan sent mailers to Alaska voters alleging Mead Treadwell benefitted financially from the Obama stimulus package.

State plans appeal of setnet court ruling

State plans appeal of setnet court rulingThe state of Alaska is planning to appeal a recent Superior Court ruling that could permit a 2016 ballot initiative proposing a setnet fishing ban in urban areas, primarily Cook Inlet.

Judge awards stiff penalties for out-of-season fishing

Judge awards stiff penalties for out-of-season fishingTwo fishermen recently learned that commercial trolling out of season – even by a single day - can be expensive.

Local whale watching captain nabbed for driving boat intoxicated

Local whale watching captain nabbed for driving boat intoxicatedA breath sample revealed his blood alcohol level to be .115 percent.