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Conservationists line up for Izembek lawsuit

Conservationists line up for Izembek lawsuitEight conservation organizations are joining Interior Secretary Sally Jewell in a federal lawsuit over Izembek Refuge.

Saxman files lawsuit over nonrural status

Saxman files lawsuit over nonrural statusThe Organized Village of Saxman filed a lawsuit July 25 in federal court over the Federal Subsistence Board’s 2007 decision to designate the Tlingit Native village as non-rural.

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

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.