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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.

Beluga whale dies, found stranded on Alaska rocks

Beluga whale dies, found stranded on Alaska rocks

A National Marine Fisheries Service spokeswoman says an adult male beluga whale has died after it became stranded on the rocks near Mile 104 of … more

Anchorage labor question on November ballot

Anchorage labor question on November ballotAnchorage voters in November will decide whether to retain Mayor Dan Sullivan's labor law that has been unpopular among labor groups.

Living history group brings back Middle Ages

Living history group brings back Middle AgesKetchikan is home to a new group. It’s called the Shire or Canton of Erleninsel, and it’s the local chapter of the international Society of Creative Anachronism.

Regents rescind president’s bonus at his request

Regents rescind president’s bonus at his requestUniversity of Alaska regents have rescinded a proposed bonus to UA President Pat Gamble at his request.