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Alaska seafood companies seek retaliatory ban on Russian fish

Alaska seafood companies seek retaliatory ban on Russian fishIt’s been just over two weeks since Russia banned imports of American food products into its country. Now, Alaska’s seafood industry is asking the U.S. government to strike back.

Conservation groups file suit over Big Thorne sale

Conservation groups file suit over Big Thorne saleConservation groups that threatened to sue the U.S. Forest Service over the Big Thorne Timber Sale have followed through.

Canadian company eyes new mine in Alaska

Canadian company eyes new mine in AlaskaA Canadian company is moving forward with plans for a new mine at the end of Kendrick Bay on Prince Wales Island, spending millions drilling to sample rock and study the area.

So far, southeast Alaska deer season going well

So far, southeast Alaska deer season going wellThe population of black-tailed deer in southeast Alaska appears to have rebounded from harsh winters years ago, and the hunting is going well.

4 critically injured in North Slope plane crash

4 critically injured in North Slope plane crashAlaska State Troopers say that four people were critically injured in a plane crash Sunday near the summit of Atigun Pass in the northern part of the state.

Maritime industry plans to become more local

Maritime industry plans to become more localThe Alaska Maritime Workforce Development Plan aims to better prepare Alaskans to join the maritime work force.

Ketchikan man tries to kayak away from troopers

Ketchikan man tries to kayak away from troopersA Ketchikan is in custody today after he allegedly tried to evade Alaska State Troopers by escaping in a kayak.

Troopers: Kotlik girl drowns in bucket of water

Alaska State Troopers say a 1-year-old girl has drowned in a bucket of water at her family's home in the western Alaska village of Kotlik.

Teen charged as an adult in Delta Junction fires

A 16-year-old Delta Junction boy suspected of torching a lodge and a home in Delta Junction is being held without bail at Fairbanks Correctional Center.

Governor appoints two locals to state boards

Governor appoints two locals to state boardsWayne Jensen will serve on the Alaska Historical Commission and Jill Burkert on the Governor’s Council on Disabilities and Special Education.