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U.S. Dept. of Energy hopes to assist rural communities with renewable projects

U.S. Dept. of Energy hopes to assist rural communities with renewable projectsEnergy costs are rising and state and federal budgets are overstretched, putting pressure on communities in rural Alaska to meet their long-term energy needs.

Senate candidates stake ground in unconventional first debate

Senate candidates stake ground in unconventional first debate It was the most harmonious moment of a night where the two candidates disagreed on nearly everything save the spelling of the Alaska state bird.

Ad alleges Begich shortchanges his female staff – Is it true?

Ad alleges Begich shortchanges his female staff – Is it true?An ad running against Sen. Mark Begich attacks him on his support for women – exactly where he proclaims his strength.

Alaska seafood companies seek retaliatory ban on Russian fish

Alaska seafood companies seek retaliatory ban on Russian fishIt’s been just over two weeks since Russia banned imports of American food products into its country. Now, Alaska’s seafood industry is asking the U.S. government to strike back.

Conservation groups file suit over Big Thorne sale

Conservation groups file suit over Big Thorne saleConservation groups that threatened to sue the U.S. Forest Service over the Big Thorne Timber Sale have followed through.

Forest Service upholds Big Thorne decision

Forest Service upholds Big Thorne decisionThe U.S. Forest Service issued its Final Supplemental Information Report for the Big Thorne Timber Sale this week, upholding its Record of Decision.

AFP targets Begich absenteeism in $1M ad buy

AFP targets Begich absenteeism in $1M ad buyAmericans for Prosperity announced yesterday it has paid more than $1 million to run a TV ad attacking incumbent Mark Begich.

Begich says ‘Bring it on’

Begich says ‘Bring it on’Sen. Mark Begich says his opponent in the general election has moved to the extreme far-right on many issues.

Federal requirements burden small medical practices in Alaska

Federal requirements burden small medical practices in AlaskaIn Alaska, where small medical practices are the norm, the new electronic records requirements can be a heavy burden.

Coast Guard and DOT leaders visit Nome to hear needs

Coast Guard and DOT leaders visit Nome to hear needsIncreasing arctic traffic and emergency response needs prompted federal officials to visit Nome Friday to get a first-hand account of what's happening.