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New Sealaska logging sites near earlier cuts

New Sealaska logging sites near earlier cutsSealaska says it will begin logging its new lands later this year. The first two parcels to be cut will be on Prince of Wales Island and the Cleveland Peninsula.

Sullivan: Alaskans dream big, breathe air ‘bathed in promise’

Sullivan: Alaskans dream big, breathe air ‘bathed in promise’In his first Senate speech, U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan yesterday spoke in support of the Keystone Pipeline.

Obama withdraws 9.8m acres of Arctic Ocean

Obama withdraws 9.8m acres of Arctic OceanPresident Obama is withdrawing 9.8 million acres of the Beaufort and Chukchi seas from future oil and gas lease sales.

Aleutian marine sanctuary proposal stalls out

Aleutian marine sanctuary proposal stalls outThe federal government has turned down a request to create a vast marine reserve around the Aleutian Islands.

Coast Guard maps out marine traffic lanes to the Arctic

Coast Guard maps out marine traffic lanes to the ArcticNew Arctic Waterways Safety Committee brings together stakeholders on Bering Strait routing and regulation.

Task force offers plan to entice more federal research jobs to Juneau

Task force offers plan to entice more federal research jobs to JuneauAbout 75 percent of the Alaska Fisheries Science Center’s nearly 340 employees are based in Seattle and other parts of the Pacific Northwest.

Alaska leaders call ANWR proposal a ‘war on Alaska’s future’

Alaska leaders call ANWR proposal a ‘war on Alaska’s future’President Obama is proposing the largest ever wilderness designation in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which would forever put the coastal plain off-limits to oil and gas development.

Murkowski, Sullivan agree climate is changing but split on naming cause

Murkowski, Sullivan agree climate is changing but split on naming causeBoth Alaska senators voted for an amendment saying climate change is real and not a hoax.

Public meetings set on TLMP amendment

Public meetings set on TLMP amendmentThe U.S. Forest Service has scheduled three public meetings in Juneau, Sitka and Ketchikan to update the public on the proposed Tongass Land and Resource Management Plan Amendment.

Healthcare.gov navigators see steady enrollment as deadline approaches

Healthcare.gov navigators see steady enrollment as deadline approachesNearly 17,000 Alaskans have signed up for health insurance on healthcare.gov during this open enrollment period.