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Land trust for Alaska tribes is a popular concept

Land trust for Alaska tribes is a popular conceptBIA Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn said the concept of taking land into trust for Alaska tribes is a popular one.

As oil tax referendum nears, Dems try making bet with Governor

A pair of Anchorage Democrats are calling on Gov. Sean Parnell to pass legislation serving as a guarantee that the new oil tax system will lead to more production on the North Slope.

Sullivan calls on Begich to sign pledge discouraging Outside influence

Sullivan calls on Begich to sign pledge discouraging Outside influenceU.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan is calling on incumbent Mark Begich to sign a pledge to discourage outside groups from running political ads in the race.

Earthquakes swarm the Brooks Range

Earthquakes swarm the Brooks RangeAn “earthquake swarm” is hitting the Brooks Range. Seismologists do not know why it is occurring or if it will continue.

Justice Department to work with tribes to enhance voting access

Justice Department to work with tribes to enhance voting access

The National Congress of American Indians is holding their mid-year conference in Anchorage this week. TitledClaiming our Rights and Strengthening our Governance, the … more

As festival season kicks off, so does campaign season

As festival season kicks off, so does campaign seasonNow that the filing deadline has passed, campaign season in Alaska has started in earnest.

What do the EPA’s new carbon rules mean for Alaska?

What do the EPA’s new carbon rules mean for Alaska?Around the country, the proposal is viewed as a push to get states to clean up their coal plants, but that may not be the easiest way for Alaska to meet its target.

Kerttula takes ocean policy job in Obama administration

Kerttula takes ocean policy job in Obama administrationFormer Juneau Rep. Beth Kerttula has joined the Obama Administration as Director of the National Ocean Council Office

Wolf population declining in Denali National Park

Wolf population declining in Denali National ParkThis spring, the count was the fourth lowest in 30 years.

Ketchikan Gateway Borough and State argue education funding

Oral arguments were heard in Ketchikan Superior Court Monday morning in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough’s lawsuit against the state over education funding.