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Habitat director out, as Walker administration shifts approach to permitting

Habitat director out, as Walker administration shifts approach to permittingRandy Bates has been removed from his position as habitat director, and the new administration wants to reevaluate the state’s approach to land management.

Federal regulators pause licensing process for Susitna-Watana dam

Federal regulators pause licensing process for Susitna-Watana damFederal regulators have agreed to put on hold the licensing process for the massive proposed Susitna-Watana dam in south-central Alaska.

Alaska LNG export project advances despite oil price fall

Alaska LNG export project advances despite oil price fallOfficials connected to Alaska's massive liquefied natural gas export project say falling oil prices haven't slowed it.

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.

Alaska Board of Game tackles Southeast proposals

Alaska Board of Game tackles Southeast proposalsThe state Board of Game is holding its regional meeting in Juneau this week.

Rep. Kito: Fund the basics, fix what’s broken

Rep. Kito: Fund the basics, fix what’s brokenLike most Alaska lawmakers, Juneau Rep Sam Kito III is worried about the impacts of shrinking state budgets. He’s especially concerned about funding for schools, police and basic services.

In first batch of early bills, no big ticket items

In first batch of early bills, no big ticket itemsIn a little over a week, the 29th Legislature will gavel in. In preparation, lawmakers have released the first batch of bills they plan to consider.

State game board to review deer seasons, limits for Sitka

State game board to review deer seasons, limits for SitkaThe State Board of Game met this weekend in Juneau to consider a number of proposed changes to Southeast hunting regulations.

Number of women jailed in Alaska reaches all-time high

Number of women jailed in Alaska reaches all-time highAlaska's female prison population has reached an all-time high.

Game, Fish boards meet to choose commissioner candidates

Alaskans could find out this week who will be nominated as the state's new commissioner of the Department of Fish and Game.