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AFN asks ANB to help voting-rights campaign

AFN asks ANB to help voting-rights campaign

Alaska’s largest Native organization is challenging a Southeast group to lead the regional campaign to regain federal voting-rights protections.

5,000 Alaskans sign up on Healthcare.gov

5,000 Alaskans sign up on Healthcare.gov

The new numbers released yesterday include enrollments through the beginning of the month and show a 30% jump since the end of the December.

Congress moves ahead on bill to restore Veteran’s benefits

The U.S. House voted Tuesday to restore a cut to the cost-of-living-allowance for retirees, and the Senate Monday voted to move forward with a bill to do the same.

Budget cuts shrink AVO’s seismic network

Budget cuts shrink AVO’s seismic network

The ability to monitor several volcano’s in Alaska is being diminished due to funding constraints.

Channel 2 News returns to Southeast

Channel 2 News returns to Southeast

The popular statewide news program will return to Sitka and Juneau TV stations in a few days

Postal Service agrees to rate rollback for rural Alaska

Postal Service agrees to rate rollback for rural Alaska

The U.S. Postal Service has agreed to rollback its parcel post rate hike for shipments to rural Alaska, according to Senator Mark Begich.

Shively takes aim at recent anti-Pebble Mine TV spot

Shively takes aim at recent anti-Pebble Mine TV spot

Attorney Tom Collier will become CEO, taking over from John Shively, who will stay on as chairman of the board. Meanwhile, Shively is taking aim at a recent anti-Pebble TV spot.

Legislation Allows Pre-2008 Canadian Polar Bear Trophies Into U.S.

Legislation Allows Pre-2008 Canadian Polar Bear Trophies Into U.S.

The U.S. House passed a bill Wednesday that included a provision allowing some 41 American sport hunters to bring polar bear trophies home from Canada.

Helo 1 crash still under investigation

Helo 1 crash still under investigation

The State Department of Public Safety is reviewing its safety procedures following a helicopter crash that took the lives of three men in March of last year.

Commission wants Alaska to have more influence over arctic’s future

Commission wants Alaska to have more influence over arctic’s future

After a year of meetings, the Legislature’s Arctic Policy Commission is rolling out its strategy for the region.