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Spokesman: 5 immigrant children sent to Alaska

A spokesman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says five unaccompanied immigrant children have been sent to Alaska.

Draft: Lawmakers can tout position on referendum

A draft advisory opinion finds that lawmakers are allowed to use to state resources, like their legislative websites, to make known their positions on the upcoming oil tax referendum.

Anti-marijuana group asks Anchorage officials to pull pro-initiative advertising

Anti-marijuana group asks Anchorage officials to pull pro-initiative advertisingThe group Big Marijuana Big Mistake is taking issue with pro-marijuana initiative bus ads, and they’re asking the Municipality of Anchorage to intervene.

Department of Corrections releases new information policy

Department of Corrections releases new information policyThe Alaska Department of Corrections announced that it has developed a new policy on how prisoner deaths are handled.

Dan Sullivan gets negative on Mead Treadwell

Dan Sullivan gets negative on Mead TreadwellDan Sullivan has sent mailers to voters in Anchorage and Fairbanks bashing rival Republican Mead Treadwell.

Slideshow: Alaska State Museum demolition

Slideshow: Alaska State Museum demolitionContractors on Thursday demolished and removed the covered, front entrance of the 47-year-old Alaska State Museum in Juneau.

Sarah Palin endorses oil tax repeal

Sarah Palin endorses oil tax repealThe former governor uses her new online news channel to promote the repeal of Alaska’s current oil tax system

State offers free vaccines to Alaskans

State offers free vaccines to AlaskansThe state is offering free vaccines to eligible Alaskans in August.

Troopers investigate inmate overdose at Juneau prison

Troopers investigate inmate overdose at Juneau prisonA prison officer discovered the inmates, who authorities aren’t naming, on July 24 at 3 p.m.

One dog dead after another muskox attack in Nome

One dog dead after another muskox attack in NomeYet another muskox attack over the weekend has left dog owners aggravated, while Nome residents and wildlife officials dispute who is responsible for coming up with a solution to the problem.