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Malaspina crew helps in Canada rescue effort

Malaspina crew helps in Canada rescue effortThe crew of the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Malaspina participated in a weekend rescue effort in Canadian waters.

Candidates start final push as early voting starts

Candidates start final push as early voting startsEarly voting has started in Alaska, as the candidates in the state's hotly contested U.S. Senate race begin their final push.

Official: Kenai Peninsula residents oldest

Official: Kenai Peninsula residents oldestA state official says the Kenai Peninsula has some of the highest percentages of older Alaskans in the state.

Anchorage conducting survey on homelessness

Anchorage health officials say locals can participate in a survey looking for ideas on how to end homelessness in the city.

Begich urges more airport screenings for Ebola

Begich urges more airport screenings for EbolaU.S. Sen. Mark Begich has urged the president to expand health screenings at more international airports, including Anchorage, in response to Ebola concerns.

Elders and Youth conference begins today in Anchorage

About 1,100 elders and youth from around the state attended last year’s conference. The gathering is an opportunity for youth to discuss an array of issues relevant to Alaska Natives with support from their elders

Alaska jobless rate unchanged from August

Alaska jobless rate unchanged from AugustAlaska's unemployment rate was 6.8 percent last month.

State lays claim to land along refuge boundary

State lays claim to land along refuge boundaryThe state is seeking conveyance of nearly 20,000 acres on the western boundary of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Parnell meets with Guard members

Parnell meets with Guard membersGov. Sean Parnell met with Alaska National Guard members amid ongoing criticism about the administration's response to allegations of sexual assault and other misconduct within the Guard.

Restoration plan taking longer than expected

Restoration plan taking longer than expectedGovernment attorneys say a restoration plan for addressing lingering effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill is taking longer than expected to complete.