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Aleutians risk assessment unveils spill prevention plan

Aleutians risk assessment unveils spill prevention planThe plan for a new oil spill prevention and response system in the Aleutians is finally finished after years of shipping safety advocate warnings.

Politifact rates Begich ad “Pants on Fire”

Politifact rates Begich ad “Pants on Fire”Politifact rated an ad blaming Begich's opponent for a sentencing error that freed a sex offender later charged in a double homicide as “Pants on Fire."

Walker, Mallott form Unity Ticket to oppose Parnell

Walker, Mallott form Unity Ticket to oppose ParnellThey’re calling their combined campaign the Alaska First Unity ticket.

Alaska Democrats support independent candidate for Governor

Alaska Democrats support independent candidate for GovernorThe Central Committee of the Alaska Democratic Party voted to support an Independent party ticket for Governor and Lieutenant Governor comprised of Bill Walker and Byron Mallott.

State ferry union averts strike

State ferry union averts strikeAlaska Marine Highway System captains and deck officers have avoided a strike that could have shut down ferry service across the state this weekend.

Parnell vetoes a bill curbing record access

Parnell vetoes a bill curbing record accessGov. Sean Parnell has vetoed a bill that would have scrubbed Courtview — the state’s online criminal records database — of any charge that did not result in a conviction.

Senate candidates stake ground in unconventional first debate

Senate candidates stake ground in unconventional first debate It was the most harmonious moment of a night where the two candidates disagreed on nearly everything save the spelling of the Alaska state bird.

DOT to start herbicide spraying in Southeast

DOT to start herbicide spraying in SoutheastIt will be the first time the DOT has applied herbicides in southeast Alaska since the state eliminated public review requirements in 2013.

Meeting in Nome attempts to elucidate arctic policy goals

Meeting in Nome attempts to elucidate arctic policy goalsWith priorities ranging from international to extremely local, lawmakers, researchers, and coastal representatives still working out just what that arctic policy will be.

Libertarian Senate candidate Thom Walker to withdraw

Libertarian Senate candidate Thom Walker to withdrawThere won’t be two Walkers on the November ballot after all.