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What do the EPA’s new carbon rules mean for Alaska?

What do the EPA’s new carbon rules mean for Alaska?Around the country, the proposal is viewed as a push to get states to clean up their coal plants, but that may not be the easiest way for Alaska to meet its target.

Kerttula takes ocean policy job in Obama administration

Kerttula takes ocean policy job in Obama administrationFormer Juneau Rep. Beth Kerttula has joined the Obama Administration as Director of the National Ocean Council Office

King Cove road advocates sue federal officials

King Cove road advocates sue federal officialsRoad advocates from the King Cove region are suing federal officials for denying them the right to build a road through a wildlife refuge.

BLM completes land transfer for Alaska village

BLM completes land transfer for Alaska villageThe Bureau of Land Management says it has completed a land transfer for an Alaska Native village.

New EPA carbon-pollution rules will spark rate hikes in Fairbanks

New EPA carbon-pollution rules will spark rate hikes in FairbanksAbout 60 percent of GVEA’s electricity is generated by coal and oil, including diesel.

Bergdahl release ignites political controversy

Bergdahl release ignites political controversyFormer Fort Richardson soldier Bowe Bergdahl was released over the weekend from nearly five years in captivity in Afghanistan.

Most Territorial Court records will stay in Alaska

Most Territorial Court records will stay in AlaskaMost of Alaska’s Territorial Court records will stay in Alaska when the National Archives office in Anchorage closes this summer

Begich speaks on VA care in Alaska

Begich speaks on VA care in AlaskaBegich said officials from the top down will be held accountable when Shenseki’s VA report comes out.

Committee moves bill updating Magnuson-Stevens Act

Committee moves bill updating Magnuson-Stevens ActThe U.S. House Natural Resources Committee yesterday moved a bill to update the Magnuson-Stevens Act, the primary fisheries law in federal waters.

Wrangell timber sale plan moving forward

Wrangell timber sale plan moving forwardThe U.S. Forest Service is moving closer to selling old-growth timber stands on roaded areas of Wrangell Island.