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Hart drops out of Juneau Assembly race, endorses Warren

Hart drops out of Juneau Assembly race, endorses WarrenKarla Hart is dropping her bid for Juneau Assembly, saying she'll support Joshua Warren for Assembly District 2

Alaska Democrats support independent candidate for Governor

Alaska Democrats support independent candidate for GovernorThe Central Committee of the Alaska Democratic Party voted to support an Independent party ticket for Governor and Lieutenant Governor comprised of Bill Walker and Byron Mallott.

Coast Guard icebreaker launches, lands first Arctic drone

Coast Guard icebreaker launches, lands first Arctic droneThe U.S. Coast Guard has launched and successfully landed an unmanned aircraft—popularly known as a drone—from an ice breaker trawling the Arctic Ocean.

Temporary brown bear hunting closure opposed

Temporary brown bear hunting closure opposedA proposed temporary closure of brown bear hunting inside the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is drawing opposition.

Fairbanks spent $7k defending mayor’s $37.50 fine

Fairbanks spent $7k defending mayor’s $37.50 fineThe city of Fairbanks has so far spent about $7,000 appealing a $37.50 elections fine leveled on the mayor.

Alaska food resource group to meet in Fairbanks

Alaska food resource group to meet in FairbanksAn Alaska state panel created to increase the consumption and purchase of local farm products and wild seafood has scheduled a meeting this week in Fairbanks.

City installs new custom bike racks

City installs new custom bike racksThere will be 15 new racks with 12 custom designs. Each rack accommodates at least two bikes.

Court agrees to review Alaska Roadless Rule case

Court agrees to review Alaska Roadless Rule caseA full panel of 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will review the decision exempting the Tongass from the Roadless Rule

State ferry union averts strike

State ferry union averts strikeAlaska Marine Highway System captains and deck officers have avoided a strike that could have shut down ferry service across the state this weekend.

Parnell vetoes a bill curbing record access

Parnell vetoes a bill curbing record accessGov. Sean Parnell has vetoed a bill that would have scrubbed Courtview — the state’s online criminal records database — of any charge that did not result in a conviction.
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