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IFA Hollis dock breaks, cancels Sunday sailings

IFA Hollis dock breaks, cancels Sunday sailingsThe Inter-Island Ferry Authority canceled its Sunday sailings between Prince of Wales Island and Ketchikan because the Hollis dock was broken.

Thayer: tentative deal reached with 3rd union

Thayer: tentative deal reached with 3rd unionA state official says a tentative three-year agreement has been reached with the last of the unions representing Alaska Marine Highway System workers.

Behind the scenes of Alaska’s film industry

Behind the scenes of Alaska’s film industryFeature-length movies, documentaries, and TV shows have flocked to the 49th state in recent years, supporting a multi-million dollar industry.

U.S. Senate Republican candidates debate resource development, government overreach

All three candidates vying for the Republican nomination in August’s senatorial primary election squared off over a variety of issues in Anchorage on Thursday.

Alaska scores well on long-term care report card

Alaska scores well on long-term care report cardAlaska ranked 5th in the nation in a recent state scorecard on long-term services for older adults, the disabled, and family caregivers.

NOAA considers state’s petition to remove humpbacks from endangered list

NOAA considers state’s petition to remove humpbacks from endangered listThe state’s petition argues the threat of extinction for the North Pacific humpback whale is gone

Shipping safety advocate criticizes arctic preparedness plans

Shipping safety advocate criticizes arctic preparedness plansA member of a group that formed after the Selendang Ayu ran aground a decade ago, is calling for more rescue tugs, monitoring and risk management measures in the Bering Strait and Unimak Pass.

Alaska Supreme Court clears Bristol Bay Initiative for ballot

Alaska Supreme Court clears Bristol Bay Initiative for ballotAn initiative that would add another roadblock to the Pebble Mine project will appear on the ballot this fall, now that a legal challenge against it has failed.

All hope for Knik Bridge rides on federal decision

All hope for Knik Bridge rides on federal decisionAlaska officials are hoping the Transportation Infrastructure Finance in Innovation Act will lend the state more than $340 million for the Knik Bridge.

Native voting rights case kicks off

A federal trial is underway to determine whether the State of Alaska does enough to serve voters who speak Native languages.