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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.

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.

Sullivan takes oath today, Rep. Young misses first week due to death of brother

Sullivan takes oath today, Rep. Young misses first week due to death of brotherA new Congress begins today and former DNR Commissioner Dan Sullivan will be sworn in as Alaska’s eighth U.S. senator since statehood

USFS proposes floating dock at Anan Observatory

USFS proposes floating dock at Anan ObservatoryThe U.S. Forest Service is taking public comments on a proposal to build a floating dock at the Anan Wildlife Observatory.

Aleutian Islands nominated as National Marine Sanctuary

Aleutian Islands nominated as National Marine SanctuaryThe waters around the Aleutian Islands support a dizzying range of wildlife -- and major industries right along with it. Right now, the government’s job is to help find a balance.

Alaska LNG export project hits a couple of bumps in D.C.

Alaska LNG export project hits a couple of bumps in D.C.Lack of political support in D.C. is forcing the federal coordinator for the Alaska gas pipeline to close up shop.

Alaska ranks 10th in U.S. for volunteerism

Alaska ranks 10th in U.S. for volunteerismAs a volunteer chaplain at Bartlett Regional Hospital, Claire Richardson provides spiritual care for patients, staff and visitors.