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Four rescued after grounding near Kodiak

Four rescued after grounding near KodiakThe crew of the 80 foot fishing vessel Savannah Ray issued a mayday call when they went aground in Chiniak Bay at about 1:30 a.m. Monday.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers taps Nome for Arctic port expansion

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers taps Nome for Arctic port expansionThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to unveil its first steps toward expanding deep-water Arctic ports in Alaska, and Corps officials said Friday they plan to start by expanding the existing Port of Nome.

Murkowski turns Sec. John Kerry’s gaze north

Murkowski turns Sec. John Kerry’s gaze northMurkowski says she had about 40 minutes to draw his attention to the Arctic as a place where people live and need to make a living.

BLM clears way for petroleum reserve development

BLM clears way for petroleum reserve developmentBLM has issued a decision that it says will open the way for the first oil and gas production from federal lands in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.

FAA seeks drone rules favorable to commercial operators

FAA seeks drone rules favorable to commercial operatorsA government analysis of the economic and safety impact of small commercial drones appears to clear the way for companies wanting to use drones.

School District settles with former teacher and coach

Bill Byouer receives $150,000 after his dismissal that stemmed from the Oregon boxing incident in 2012.

Truck crash blocks highway

A loaded tractor-trailer combination rolled over on Veterans Memorial Highway on Thursday morning.

Upon filing settlement legislation, Walker drops Point Thomson lawsuit

Upon filing settlement legislation, Walker drops Point Thomson lawsuitGov. Bill Walker has introduced legislation clarifying the powers of the attorney general when settling litigation related to Alaska’s oil and gas resources.

House passes Arctic policy bill

House passes Arctic policy billThe bill lays out the state’s values concerning the Arctic, and provides a general sense of direction for how lawmakers would like to see it developed.

ABC Board discusses problems in marijuana regulation

ABC Board discusses problems in marijuana regulationAlaska's Alcoholic Beverage Control Board director has given recommendations on how to improve the rollout of marijuana regulation in the coming months.