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While FDA Mulls Genetically Modified Salmon, Supermarkets Back Away

While FDA Mulls Genetically Modified Salmon, Supermarkets Back Away

The head of the FDA told a U.S. Senate committee today her agency is still working on its review of an application to produce a genetically modified salmon.

Labor language reinserted in gasline bill

Labor language reinserted in gasline bill

The latest version of a bill advancing a natural gas mega-project restores language concerning collective bargaining.

Juneau faces declining revenues

Juneau faces declining revenues

Assembly members begin working on the budget on March 19

Ketchikan-POW ferry aids seafood, retail, tourism

Ketchikan-POW ferry aids seafood, retail, tourism

A small southern Southeast Alaska ferry line is of large value to the region’s economy. That’s according to a new report studying the Inter-Island Ferry Authority.

State of Alaska sues over North Pole refinery contamination

State of Alaska sues over North Pole refinery contamination

Lawsuit claims that Flint Hills Resources and Williams Alaska should pay for cleaning up sulfolane in North Pole

Yakutat prepares to try out wave-generated power

Yakutat prepares to try out wave-generated power

The northern Southeast city of Yakutat is gearing up for a wave-energy experiment. If it’s a success, the community of about 650 residents could lower its high, diesel-fueled power costs.

Mendenhall Glacier inspires awe, demands respect

Mendenhall Glacier inspires awe, demands respect

Visitors are urged to be cautious and be prepared when on lake ice, approaching glacier, or entering ice cave

Five nations tentatively agree to arctic fishing ban

Five nations tentatively agree to arctic fishing ban

The United States and four other Arctic nations have tentatively agreed to prevent commercial fishing in the high Arctic.

Firefighters stretched while responding to Lemon Creek emergencies

Firefighters stretched while responding to Lemon Creek emergencies

CBJ asking Legislature to fund design of new fire station

Thorne Bay official tired of wireless outages

Thorne Bay official tired of wireless outages

The City of Thorne Bay experienced a day-long wireless Internet and cell service outage last week. Apparently, that’s not a rare event in that small Prince of Wales Island community.