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Alaska communities report record high temperatures

Alaska communities report record high temperaturesAlaska communities have been experiencing February temperatures as high as the mid-50s.

Alaska tops Gallup’s Index of Well-Being

Alaska tops Gallup’s Index of Well-BeingGallup yesterday released its annual Index of Well-Being, and for the first time, Alaska tops the list.

Walker seeks to scale up state gasline project

Walker seeks to scale up state gasline projectWalker would like to substantially grow the Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline project, so the state could sell gas to Asian buyers, too.

New Alaska branch of Americans For Prosperity campaigns against Medicaid expansion

Americans for Prosperity led a successful campaign to defeat a Medicaid expansion bill in Tennessee this year. Price is hoping for the same success in Alaska.

NAACP leads conversation on helping young men of color succeed

NAACP leads conversation on helping young men of color succeedCommunity members asked questions of two experts who have led programs to help young black men in the United States.

Lawmaker proposes eliminating film tax credit program

Lawmaker proposes eliminating film tax credit programAn Alaska lawmaker wants to eliminate the program that provides tax credits for films produced in Alaska.

Tlingit masks on “Antiques Roadshow” draw questions from Southeast Alaska

Tlingit masks on “Antiques Roadshow” draw questions from Southeast AlaskaA recent episode of the popular PBS show “Antiques Roadshow” caught the attention of some Southeast residents when a couple of 200-year-old Tlingit masks from Haines appeared on screen.

International experts on Arctic warfare gather for first time at remote Alaska training site

International experts on Arctic warfare gather for first time at remote Alaska training siteElite specialists in mountaineering, skiing, and Arctic survival came to the Northern Warfare Training Center near Fairbanks to learn new techniques for fighting in terrain that can itself be a weapon against troops.

With budget changes, Walker boosts ferry, community jails funding

With budget changes, Walker boosts ferry, community jails fundingWith Wednesday’s deadline for changes, Gov. Bill Walker has sent his final amendments to the capital and operating budget to the Legislature.

Alaska’s Healthcare.gov enrollment jumps to nearly 21k

Alaska’s Healthcare.gov enrollment jumps to nearly 21kAlmost 21,000 Alaskans signed up for health insurance on healthcare.gov during the open enrollment period that closed Feb. 15.