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Alaska Statehood Pioneers: In Their Own Words

Alaska Statehood Pioneers: In Their Own WordsLearn about the early days of a young state. Hear the stories of people who worked toward Alaska statehood and participated in the Alaska constitutional convention

Wilson: Endow road, ferry, airport, harbor projects

Wilson: Endow road, ferry, airport, harbor projectsSoutheast Rep. Peggy Wilson will try to change the way transportation projects are funded this session. The Wrangell Republican also wants to come up with a system to improve rural hospitals.

Congress passes superstorm Sandy relief bill

On Friday, Congress passed the first of two relief bills for Superstorm Sandy. Money for Alaska was not in it.

Quake wakes SE residents, tsunami warning issued for outer coast

Quake wakes SE residents, tsunami warning issued for outer coastWarning 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 gasThere’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 problemsCoast 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

Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii. Photo courtesy U.S. Senate.

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

Alaska’s moon rocks return to State Museum in Juneau

Alaska’s moon rocks return to State Museum in Juneau

Alaska’s moon rocks on display at the State Museum in Juneau. Photo by Casey Kelly/KTOO.

Alaska’s long lost moon rocks are back in Juneau and … 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.