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Pebble wants notice of future EPA action

Pebble wants notice of future EPA actionThe group behind the proposed Pebble Mine wants notification of any further action by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that would affect the project.

Alaska is a model for job training says DOL leader

Alaska is a model for job training says DOL leaderAlaska has model job training and employment programs, according to the head of the U.S. Department of Labor.

Campaign Profile: Dan Sullivan’s “Amazing Credentials”

Campaign Profile: Dan Sullivan’s “Amazing Credentials”As a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Dan Sullivan has a bucket of advantages.

Gull-egg harvest gets boost from Congress

Gull-egg harvest gets boost from CongressA bill allowing traditional gull-egg harvests in Glacier Bay is on its way to the president’s desk.

Murkowski joins Democrats on vote for birth control coverage

Murkowski joins Democrats on vote for birth control coverageA U.S. Senate bill requiring companies to cover birth control in employee healthcare plans failed a procedural vote yesterday.

Kerry names ex-Coast Guard boss special rep to Arctic

Kerry names ex-Coast Guard boss special rep to ArcticSecretary of State John Kerry yesterday named former Coast Guard commandant Robert J. Papp Jr. as special representative to the Arctic.

Denali Commission money survives House

Fiscal conservatives are again gunning for the Denali Commission. This week they tried to eliminate the bulk of its funding — $10 million.

Jökulhlaup floods Mendenhall Lake and River

Jökulhlaup floods Mendenhall Lake and RiverRecord water levels expected by early Friday evening

Mead Treadwell, ‘big-picture guy,’ runs for U.S. Senate

Mead Treadwell, ‘big-picture guy,’ runs for U.S. SenateSome people go into politics for prestige, some for power. Talk to Mead Treadwell for a while and it’s clear, he just loves policy.

Sportsmen’s bill falls to senate gridlock

Sportsmen’s bill falls to senate gridlockA bill to ensure hunters have access to federal land was blocked in the U.S. Senate yesterday, even though nearly half the Senate had co-sponsored it.