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Feds Ask King Cove to Weigh In on Road Alternatives

Feds Ask King Cove to Weigh In on Road Alternatives

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has asked officials from King Cove for an alternative to the road.

Alaska’s health insurers call marketplace enrollment figures disappointing

In Alaska, the final numbers aren’t in yet. The two insurers on the state’s federally run marketplace are reporting they had 7,500 enrollees by mid March.

Landmark subsistence decision stands

Landmark subsistence decision stands

The Katie John lawsuit over subsistence fishing rights is finally over.

Court rejects Alaska appeal over fishing rights

The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal by the state of Alaska in a long-running fight over the control of rivers and the fishing and hunting rights of Native Alaskans.

Boost in B.C. mining has Alaska fishermen nervous

Boost in B.C. mining has Alaska fishermen nervous

The head of British Columbia’s government has pledged to spur mining development, and that has fishermen in Southeast Alaska nervous.

Seismologists, lawmakers call for earthquake early warning system

Seismologists, lawmakers call for earthquake early warning system

Seismologists and several lawmakers said Congress needs to pony up for an earthquake early warning system.

Final days to enroll in health insurance

Final days to enroll in health insurance

The Obama administration wants to make sure that if you try to enroll for health care by March 31, you will get it, even if you haven’t quite finished the application process.

Murkowski presses demand for King Cove road

Murkowski presses demand for King Cove road

Murkowski has been hammering Jewell in the press for months over her decision in December rejecting the road, through 10 miles of the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge to Cold Bay.

Two Alaskans, two very different Affordable Care Act experiences

Two Alaskans, two very different Affordable Care Act experiences

As Alaskans navigate the complicated health law, two people have had very different experiences.

Court: Reinstate Tongass roadless rule exemption

Court: Reinstate Tongass roadless rule exemption

A federal appeals court issued an opinion Wednesday saying the roadless rule should not apply to Alaska’s Tongass National Forest.