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BP uses drones for first time on land for commercial purposes

BP uses drones for first time on land for commercial purposesBP is using Unmanned Aerial Systems to inspect roads, gravel pads, and pipelines on the North Slope.

As oil tax referendum nears, Dems try making bet with Governor

A pair of Anchorage Democrats are calling on Gov. Sean Parnell to pass legislation serving as a guarantee that the new oil tax system will lead to more production on the North Slope.

Yesterday’s power outage affected 5,000 customers

Yesterday’s power outage affected 5,000 customersAELP says all outage information is posted quickly on Facebook and Twitter

Federal fisheries money heads to Senate

Federal fisheries money heads to SenateThe U.S. Senate is poised to pass a spending bill that includes more than $150 million for federal programs important to Alaska’s fishing industry and marine navigation.

Coast Guard Sector Juneau gets new leadership

Coast Guard Sector Juneau gets new leadershipCapt. Shannan Greene took over for Capt. Scott Bornemann at a ceremony Friday at Centennial Hall

Critics question Sealaska ballot

Critics question Sealaska ballotFour Sealaska board of directors candidates say the regional Native corporation's balloting process violates a recent court ruling. Sealaska says there's no problem.

What do the EPA’s new carbon rules mean for Alaska?

What do the EPA’s new carbon rules mean for Alaska?Around the country, the proposal is viewed as a push to get states to clean up their coal plants, but that may not be the easiest way for Alaska to meet its target.

BLM completes land transfer for Alaska village

BLM completes land transfer for Alaska villageThe Bureau of Land Management says it has completed a land transfer for an Alaska Native village.

Ketchikan Gateway Borough and State argue education funding

Oral arguments were heard in Ketchikan Superior Court Monday morning in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough’s lawsuit against the state over education funding.

YKHC layoffs begin

YKHC layoffs beginThe Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation started handing out pink slips Monday.