The special ingredient inside these new gluten-free noodles? Fish, from Alaska.

by Nat Herz, Alaska's Energy Desk
- The featured ingredient in these new gluten-free “protein noodles” might surprise you: It’s pollock, the unassuming whitefish caught by the millions in the Bering Sea off Alaska’s coast.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski speaks to a crowd of people at Bethel’s annual river breakup bash.

Murkowski calls for many ‘silver bullets’ to tackle climate change

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski stopped in Bethel to celebrate the breakup of the Kuskokwim River. She says climate change "is a reality that we are seeing."

Candidate Dunleavy said he had no plans to cut ferries, schools, university. Then Gov. Dunleavy proposed deep reductions.

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Dunleavy’s shifting positions on budget cuts have left critics fuming. They argue that the governor made dubious claims on the campaign trail that were never debunked by a weakened mainstream media.

Melting ice is disrupting daily life in the Y-K Delta in the worst possible way

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This spring has seen record-breaking warm temperatures across Alaska. In the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, the Kuskokwim River is melting early — with devastating consequences.

Dunleavy says money set aside for Alaska schools is subject to veto. Lawmakers disagree.

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A new debate centers around whether Gov. Mike Dunleavy has the power to veto money that state lawmakers set aside for schools last year, for the upcoming school year — a practice called "forward funding."

Caring for Alaska’s seniors during tense budget talks

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Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s budget proposes eliminating more than a third of the state’s funding for Medicaid. To achieve that, some hospitals and nursing homes could be paid less to provide skilled labor.