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Contractor to continue cleanup of federal ‘legacy’ wells

A contractor will begin work this month remediating six "legacy" wells drilled by the federal government decades ago in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.

Obama Says Iran Should Commit To 10-Year Freeze Of Nuclear Program

Obama Says Iran Should Commit To 10-Year Freeze Of Nuclear ProgramA long-term deal like that, Obama said in an interview with Reuters, would be the best way to assure that Iran does not attain a nuclear weapon.

Funding Homeland Security: Where Do We Go From Here?

Funding Homeland Security: Where Do We Go From Here?President Obama late Friday signed a stopgap measure to keep the department running for another week, but the tussle over his executive action on immigration, linked to the funding, is not over yet.

Public meeting tonight on proposed Mendenhall Glacier fee increase

Public meeting tonight on proposed Mendenhall Glacier fee increaseThe U.S. Forest Service is proposing a fee increase at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center starting with the 2016 tourist season.

Congress gives fishermen 3-year reprieve from EPA regs

Congress gives fishermen 3-year reprieve from EPA regsIf the moratorium hadn’t passed, Alaska’s fishing fleet would have had to comply with new regulations the industry claims are unworkable.

Congress Will Get A $1.1 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill This Week

Faced with a Thursday deadline to finance the U.S. government, leaders in Congress have worked out a bill that would fund the government until October 2015.

Sealaska lands legislation could move with defense bill

Sealaska lands legislation could move with defense billThe long-awaited Sealaska bill is one piece of a Public Lands package that’s been added to a must-pass defense bill.

Sealaska selections in Tongass added to defense bill

Sealaska selections in Tongass added to defense billA long-awaited land selection agreement for Sealaska Corporation is among a package of public land bills that are now slated to move quickly through Congress

Obama To Ask For $263 Million For Police Body Cameras, Training

Obama To Ask For $263 Million For Police Body Cameras, TrainingPresident Obama has been meeting with civil rights leaders and other officials to discuss mistrust of police in communities of color. Obama is announcing a task force on "21st century policing."

Forrest Dunbar interview

Forrest Dunbar interviewForrest Dunbar stopped by KTOO recently to talk about his campaign, policy and why he thinks he should replace Don Young.