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Murkowski: Clean Water Act rule a threat to development

Murkowski: Clean Water Act rule a threat to development

Critics say the rule would expand the reach of the Clean Water Act to cover most creeks and wetlands across the country.

Fishing boats begin using electronic monitoring

Fishing boats begin using electronic monitoring

Five fishing boats each from Sitka and Homer are carrying electronic monitoring equipment as part of a pilot program.

Senate panel hears Exxon Valdez measure

Senate panel hears Exxon Valdez measure

A Senate committee took up a resolution calling on the state and federal governments to seek additional money for restoration for damages caused by the Exxon Valdez.

Ex-secretary of state endorses Dan Sullivan in tight U.S. Senate race

Ex-secretary of state endorses Dan Sullivan in tight U.S. Senate race

Former secretary of state Condoleeza Rice stars in an ad for Republican challenger Dan Sullivan.

Alaska Highway money not an easy sell to Congress

Alaska Highway money not an easy sell to Congress

The government of Canada’s Yukon Territory is asking Congress to pay for reconstruction of the Alaska Highway.

Aniak mayor: Flood insurance rate hikes a burden in rural Alaska

Aniak mayor: Flood insurance rate hikes a burden in rural Alaska

One small-town Alaska mayor worries that rising costs for national flood insurance could be another push for people to abandon life in rural Alaska.

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New scanner to ease luggage backlog at Juneau airport

New scanner to ease luggage backlog at Juneau airport

Juneau Airport Manager Patty deLaBruere says luggage has been piling up in the lobby before morning flights, causing delays

The Koch effect: Two rich guys Democrats love to hate

The Koch effect: Two rich guys Democrats love to hate

In Alaska’s U.S. Senate race, there’s been so much talk about the billionaire Koch Brothers you might think they were running for office.

HUD awards $2.2M for Alaska housing improvements

HUD awards $2.2M for Alaska housing improvements

The Alaska Housing Finance Corp. has a little more money to work with thanks to HUD grants

Meet new USFS Juneau District Ranger Brad Orr

Meet new USFS Juneau District Ranger Brad Orr

Brad Orr is a 34-year veteran of the U.S. Forest Service and brings a wealth of recreation management experience with him