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Parnell spokeswoman defends insurance rate review process

Parnell spokeswoman Sharon Leighow said the state's review process was determined to be "fully adequate" by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Board of Regents rescinds President Gamble’s retention bonus at his request

Board of Regents rescinds President Gamble’s retention bonus at his requestThe University of Alaska Board of Regents Monday voted Monday to rescind President Pat Gamble’s $320,000 retention bonus by a 9-1 vote.

Two face felonies for basement pot operation

Two face felonies for basement pot operationTwo Ketchikan men appeared in court Tuesday to face felony drug charges.

Collision with state ferry likely killed whale

Federal authorities believe the death of a whale near Kodiak in July was likely due to a collision with the state ferry Kennicott.

Yupiit Nation members talk tribal sovereignty

Yupiit Nation members talk tribal sovereignty One of the most vocal groups in the Y-K Delta, Yupiit Nation, recently met to hash out their vision of future governance in the region.

Pacific walrus decline may have halved population

Pacific walrus decline may have halved populationPacific walrus populations in Alaska’s Bering Strait and Chukchi Sea area halved between 1981 and 1999.

NPS proposes permanent ban on predator hunting practices in Alaska’s preserves

NPS proposes permanent ban on predator hunting practices in Alaska’s preservesThe National Park Service wants to permanently prohibit three predator hunting practices in all 10 of Alaska’s national preserves.

Planetarium gives Petersburg residents a peek at space

Planetarium gives Petersburg residents a peek at spacePetersburg residents are used to cloudy skies. So a night clear enough to view the stars is special.

Gasline project initiates environmental review process

Gasline project initiates environmental review processStakeholders in the gasline megaproject submitted paperwork to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Friday.

Alaska marine highway schedule up for review

Alaska marine highway schedule up for reviewPublic comments are being accepted for the proposed 2015 schedule for Alaska's Marine Highway system.