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Engine problems cancel Fairweather trip

Engine problems cancel Fairweather tripThe Fairweather is expected to return to service Thursday on its regular summer run to Angoon and Sitka.

EPA gets earful on Pebble Mine

EPA gets earful on Pebble MineFive hours of public testimony in Anchorage saw 100 people signed up to speak on the proposed limits to the Pebble Mine project.

Body of Wilderness Classic racer recovered from Tana River

Body of Wilderness Classic racer recovered from Tana RiverRob Kehrer was found dead while competing in the Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic over the weekend in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve.

Polar bear surprises women in tent on Alaska coast

Polar bear surprises women in tent on Alaska coastA polar bear surprised two women in a tent on Alaska's Barter Island but left when one of them yelled at the animal.

Oil tax referendum ignites a neighborly sign war

On top of being the most expensive ballot measure in state history, next week’s referendum on oil taxes may also be one of the most contentious.

3 JBER Army units to be deactivated

3 JBER Army units to be deactivatedThree Army units at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage will be deactivated this week.

Ad claims Treadwell company erodes privacy

Ad claims Treadwell company erodes privacyA new negative ad says technology companies Mead Treadwell founded are helping the government erode privacy.

Court orders a second look at controversial fish observer program

Court orders a second look at controversial fish observer programThe observer program is not going away. Instead, the court’s action may compel NOAA to find a way to remodel it, which is what the small-boat fleet has wanted.

Alaska exceeds Canadian chinook escapement goal, decline remains a mystery

Alaska exceeds Canadian chinook escapement goal, decline remains a mystery It is the first time in roughly eight years that escapement goals lined out in a treaty between Alaska and Canada have been met.

Crew, controller faulted in 2013 fatal crash

Crew, controller faulted in 2013 fatal crashThe two Anchorage commercial pilots failed to maintain minimal clearance while circling the Dillingham airport before they crashed.