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“Vote for Halibut instead of the folks that are in power,” says this fisherman from Sitka, Alaska who wishes to remain anonymous. Passersby in … more

Alaska’s high court first supreme court in the nation to hear climate change case

Alaska’s high court first supreme court in the nation to hear climate change caseThe lead plaintiff's home in Kipnuk is uninhabitable because of spring floods, melting permafrost and erosion.

Why “Alaska” means milk and basketball to many Filipinos

Why “Alaska” means milk and basketball to many FilipinosThe Philippines' recently appointed honorary consul is trying to make the case that “Alaska” should mean “seafood” in the Philippines.

Alaskans overwhelmingly oppose military involvement in Syria

Alaskans overwhelmingly oppose military involvement in SyriaPresident Barack Obama has asked Congress to postpone a vote on a U.S.-led military strike against Syria to pursue a diplomatic solution.

Sen. Begich lays out position on Syria strike

Sen. Begich lays out position on Syria strikeAlaska’s junior senator says he’s likely a “no vote” on a resolution to authorize a military strike in Syria.

Syria strikes could catapult oil prices even higher

Syria strikes could catapult oil prices even higherSyria does not produce much oil. It’s allies do, though, said Ed Hirs, an energy economist at the University of Houston.

Begich skeptical of Syrian strikes without congressional assent

Begich skeptical of Syrian strikes without congressional assentSecretary of State John Kerry said Monday the U.S. government is holding the government of Bashar al-Assad responsible for the chemical attack last week.

Oil prices surge as Alaskans stockpile for winter

Oil prices surge as Alaskans stockpile for winterThe state of Alaska wants oil prices high. “Every dollar change in price is close to 100 -150 million dollars in state revenue,” said acting Revenue Commissioner Angela Rodell.

‘Devastated’ Quebec Town Waits For Word About Missing

‘Devastated’ Quebec Town Waits For Word About MissingWith 40 people still missing after massive explosions Saturday in the center of their town, the people of Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, begin the week "with fears that the death toll from a weekend rail disaster could surge," CBC News writes.

‘Friends Of Syria’ Countries Meet To Map Out Arming Rebels

‘Friends Of Syria’ Countries Meet To Map Out Arming RebelsSecretary of State John Kerry called the current situation in Syria "unacceptable by anyone's standard" and lashed out at the government of President Bashar al-Assad for using Hezbollah in the fight against rebels.