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Quake wakes SE residents, tsunami warning issued for outer coast

Quake wakes SE residents, tsunami warning issued for outer coast

Warning cancelled just before 2 a.m. after 7.5 magnitude quake. No significant waves were reported.

Study: Otters eating urchins reduces greenhouse gas

Study: Otters eating urchins reduces greenhouse gas

There’s more scientific evidence that sea otters reduce the amount of greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere.

Feds approve state-based Hawaii health exchange

The federal government has given Hawaii conditional approval for running its own state-based health exchange.

Tug towing Shell’s Kulluk drill rig experiences engine problems

Tug towing Shell’s Kulluk drill rig experiences engine problems

Coast Guard Spokesman David Mosley in Anchorage says the tug Aiviq began experiencing engine problems late last night. He says it has enough power to maintain its current position, about 48 hours from landfall.

U.S. Sen. Inouye of Hawaii dies

U.S. Sen. Inouye of Hawaii dies

Hawaii Sen. Daniel Inouye died Monday of respiratory complications at a Washington, D.C.-area hospital.  He was 88 years old.

He was the longest serving U.S. … more

Alaska’s moon rocks return to State Museum in Juneau

Alaska’s moon rocks return to State Museum in Juneau

Alaska’s long lost moon rocks are back in Juneau and on display at the State Museum through at least the end of the month.

The … more

State postpones wolf control near 2 villages

The state has postponed an aerial wolf control program planned for two villages about 200 miles northwest of Fairbanks.

Stedman fund-raising twice Kookesh total

Stedman fund-raising twice Kookesh total

There’s a significant fund-raising gap between the two incumbents fighting to represent a new Southeast Senate district. Here’s a look at some of the details of the District Q race between Bert Stedman and Albert Kookesh.

Early voters can vote electronically

Early voters can vote electronically

Early voting in Alaska has begun for next month’s general election, and voters now can receive and return their ballots electronically.

Can small wood-gas systems lower energy costs?

Can small wood-gas systems lower energy costs?

Sealaska, Southeast’s regional Native corporation, is testing wood-powered generators at a Hoonah mill. If they work, they could be used to reduce energy costs in other small Southeast cities.