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Alaska to get more payment in lieu of taxes this year

Alaska to get more payment in lieu of taxes this yearFederal payment-in-lieu-of-taxes to Alaska will total $28.5 million in FY 2014

One year after Galena flood, rebuilding effort underway

One year after Galena flood, rebuilding effort underwayThe 470-person village of Galena is still recovering from a catastrophic flood last year, when the break-up of an ice jam caused the Yukon River to overflow.

Begich painted as soft on VA scandal

Begich painted as soft on VA scandalAlleging a senator is indifferent to vets is serious anywhere. Even more so in Alaska, which has the highest number of vets per capita.

Health care broker Enroll Alaska scales back

Health care broker Enroll Alaska scales backEnroll Alaska launched last year with plans to help tens of thousands Alaskans sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

Groups seek decision on status of Southeast wolves

Groups seek decision on status of Southeast wolvesConservation groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Washington D.C. seeking a decision on the status of wolf populations in Southeast Alaska.

Report says 12,000 Alaskans without reliable access to health care

Report says 12,000 Alaskans without reliable access to health careA report is out this week and it shows 12,000 Alaskans have no reliable access to health care, particularly specialty care.

Missile defense budget shows continued Alaska role

Missile defense budget shows continued Alaska roleThe Pentagon is asking Congress for money to overhaul the missile defense system. The budget request shows Alaska is likely to remain a key part of the system.

BP uses drones for first time on land for commercial purposes

BP uses drones for first time on land for commercial purposesBP is using Unmanned Aerial Systems to inspect roads, gravel pads, and pipelines on the North Slope.

Land trust for Alaska tribes is a popular concept

Land trust for Alaska tribes is a popular conceptBIA Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn said the concept of taking land into trust for Alaska tribes is a popular one.

Sullivan calls on Begich to sign pledge discouraging Outside influence

Sullivan calls on Begich to sign pledge discouraging Outside influenceU.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan is calling on incumbent Mark Begich to sign a pledge to discourage outside groups from running political ads in the race.