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Tsunami test across coastal Alaska Wednesday morning

Tsunami test across coastal Alaska Wednesday morningWednesday morning, shortly after 10 o'clock, the state will be testing the tsunami warning system around coastal Alaska.

Senators question need for water, sewer construction dollars

Wasilla Sen. Mike Dunleavy, a Republican, asked Village Safe Water facilities program manager Bill Griffith what would happen if the state didn’t come up with the match.

Arctic ice melt sees early start

Arctic ice melt sees early startThe National Snow and Ice Data Center reported Friday that Arctic sea ice reached its maximum extent on Feb. 25.

House passes bill limiting AGDC role in alternate gas plan

Walker has said he would veto the bill. His spokeswoman said his views haven't changed.

New Alaska National Guard commander to lead

The Alaska Army National Guard has a new commander.

Anchorage television station KTUU reports Col. Joseph Streff took the helm from Brig. Gen. Mike Bridges … more

Senate panel advances marijuana bill

Senate panel advances marijuana billSenate Finance moved the marijuana crimes bill Monday after adopting a new version.

First wood bison head for release in southwest Alaska

First wood bison head for release in southwest AlaskaThirty juvenile wood bison safely arrived early Sunday afternoon in a rural Alaska village, the first of 100 animals that will be released to restore wood bison to U.S. soil.

Mount Polley disaster prompts new requirements for B.C. tailings dams

Mount Polley disaster prompts new requirements for B.C. tailings damsThe British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office announced Thursday it’s adding information requirements for mines undergoing environmental review to ensure the safety of new tailings facilities.

Police raid Anchorage marijuana activist’s club

Police raid Anchorage marijuana activist’s clubAnchorage police have served search warrants at marijuana activist Charlo Green's Alaska Cannabis Club.

Army confirms investigation of racism in Stryker Brigade

Army confirms investigation of racism in Stryker BrigadeArmy investigators have confirmed they’ve launched a formal investigation into a Stryker Brigade soldier’s allegations of racist behavior by some members of his unit.