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About 16,000 Alaskans sign up on healthcare.gov

About 16,000 Alaskans sign up on healthcare.govThe federal government says about 16,000 Alaskans have signed up for health insurance on healthcare.gov.

In underground rooms, Sullivan’s senate office takes shape

In underground rooms, Sullivan’s senate office takes shapeU.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan, like other Republicans in Congress, is on a two-day retreat in Hershey Penn.

Pebble Mine owner raises funds for operations, legal fight

Pebble Mine owner raises funds for operations, legal fightNorthern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. has raised about $13 million to help fund operations and an ongoing legal fight in support of the proposed Pebble Mine.

‘Hire More Heroes Act’ passes U.S. House unanimously

‘Hire More Heroes Act’ passes U.S. House unanimouslyDespite the fierce fights waged in Congress over the Affordable Care Act, a bill to loosen the employer mandate sailed through the U.S. House last week.

Public meeting tonight on proposed Mendenhall Glacier fee increase

Public meeting tonight on proposed Mendenhall Glacier fee increaseThe U.S. Forest Service is proposing a fee increase at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center starting with the 2016 tourist season.

Final round of fisheries disaster aid to be distributed

Final round of fisheries disaster aid to be distributedA federal agency has approved distribution of the final $13 million of aid allocated to Alaska for the 2012 Chinook salmon fishery failure.

Don Young, credited with effectiveness, says personality is part of his M.O.

Don Young, credited with effectiveness, says personality is part of his M.O.Alaska Congressman Don Young has been sworn in for his 22nd term.

On Murkowski’s first day chairing Energy Committee, panel passes Keystone bill

On Murkowski’s first day chairing Energy Committee, panel passes Keystone bill On Murkowski's first day as chairman, the committee passed a bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Murkowski: Keystone XL pipeline worth fighting for

Murkowski: Keystone XL pipeline worth fighting forThe Keystone Pipeline is the signature environmental fight of the moment.

Top Tongass officials stepping down soon

Top Tongass officials stepping down soonForest Supervisor Forrest Cole plans to retire in April and his deputy Tricia O'Connor is taking a new job in Wyoming.