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Murkowski swings at Obama’s Arctic wilderness plan but misses

Murkowski swings at Obama’s Arctic wilderness plan but misses

Sen. Lisa Murkowski on Wednesday failed to land her first counterpunch at the Obama administration’s new Arctic conservation policies.
New Sealaska logging sites near earlier cuts

New Sealaska logging sites near earlier cuts

Sealaska says it will begin logging its new lands later this year. The first two parcels to be cut will be on Prince of Wales…

Sullivan: Alaskans dream big, breathe air ‘bathed in promise’

Sullivan: Alaskans dream big, breathe air ‘bathed in promise’

In his first Senate speech, U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan yesterday spoke in support of the Keystone Pipeline.…

Obama withdraws 9.8m acres of Arctic Ocean

Obama withdraws 9.8m acres of Arctic Ocean

President Obama is withdrawing 9.8 million acres of the Beaufort and Chukchi seas from future oil and gas lease sales.…

State wants to ensure feds honor Medicaid expansion promise

State health commissioner Valerie Davidson says Alaska's participation in Medicaid expansion would be made contingent upon the federal government paying at least 90 percent of…

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Aleutian marine sanctuary proposal stalls out

Aleutian marine sanctuary proposal stalls out

The federal government has turned down a request to create a vast marine reserve around the Aleutian Islands.…

Coast Guard maps out marine traffic lanes to the Arctic

Coast Guard maps out marine traffic lanes to the Arctic

New Arctic Waterways Safety Committee brings together stakeholders on Bering Strait routing and regulation.…

Task force offers plan to entice more federal research jobs to Juneau

Task force offers plan to entice more federal research jobs to Juneau

About 75 percent of the Alaska Fisheries Science Center’s nearly 340 employees are based in Seattle and other…

Alaska leaders call ANWR proposal a ‘war on Alaska’s future’

Alaska leaders call ANWR proposal a ‘war on Alaska’s future’

President Obama is proposing the largest ever wilderness designation in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which would forever…

Murkowski, Sullivan agree climate is changing but split on naming cause

Murkowski, Sullivan agree climate is changing but split on naming cause

Both Alaska senators voted for an amendment saying climate change is real and not a hoax.…

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