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Alaska RadioShacks stay open

Alaska RadioShacks stay open

Alaska RadioShacks are franchise-owned. The ones that are closing are corporate.

Parnell: Gas line should help coastal communities

Parnell: Gas line should help coastal communities

Gov. Sean Parnell wants to get natural gas to Alaska’s coastal communities. He says a gas line and LNG plant could benefit more than the Railbelt.

Californian pulls name from board consideration

The decision came before a legislative hearing where the nominee was expected to be questioned on his residency status, his tax records, and his ties to the oil industry.

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