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Alaska environmental regulators are monitoring the cleanup of a fuel spill in the interior village of Beaver.
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U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan is holding a field hearing this week focused on state laws that prohibit ivory sales. Listen Now

Anchorage police are investigating two robberies of pedestrians on city streets that took place in the early morning hours of Tuesday. Listen Now

Alaska's two U.S. senators resigned leadership posts in the state Republican party in denouncing GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. Listen Now

Alaska officials say the first application by an Alaska Native entity to put lands into federal trust has been submitted to the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs. Listen Now

Alaska State Troopers are investigating the death of a woman at a home in Willow. Listen Now
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Alaska's Department of Fish and Game commissioner has rejected calls from petitioners critical of the state's predator control rules to change the hunting program. Listen Now

The United States is trying to broker an agreement between a host of nations to prohibit unregulated fishing in the international waters of the Arctic Ocean. Listen Now
Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, on the floor of the Senate during debate about the state operating budget, March 14, 2016. (Photo by Skip Gray/360 North)

Senator Mike Dunleavy of Wasilla plans to introduce legislation that would restore the portion of Alaska Permanent Fund dividends vetoed by Gov. Bill Walker. Listen Now

Lowell Thomas Jr., a former Alaska lieutenant governor, author, adventurer, glacier pilot and son of the legendary broadcaster, has died. Listen Now
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The state has reached a settlement over its problem-plagued Medicaid payment system, agreeing to pay the vendor hired to implement the system $25.9 million it is owed, provided certain terms are met. Listen Now
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The state transportation department has been fined $118,100 for its handling of hazardous waste at a maintenance facility in Juneau. Listen Now

Federal prosecutors in Alaska have charged four men with killing walrus gathered on the state's northwest shore last year, removing the animals' ivory tusks and leaving the meat to waste.
Rep. Benjamin Nageak, D-Bethel, during debate on the creation of Indigenous Peoples Day, April 1, 2016. (Photo by Skip Gray/360 North)

The losing incumbent in a northern Alaska state legislative race has filed two lawsuits against state elections officials, alleging illegal procedures were followed. Listen now
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Several Blood Bank of Alaska employees have filed a federal complaint accusing the blood bank's leadership of mismanagement and financial impropriety since the organization moved into its $45 million facility in Anchorage earlier this year. Listen now

Former U.S. Sen. Mark Begich may consider running as a write-in in this year's crowded U.S. Senate race.

A grand jury has indicted a second suspect on murder charges in the death of man found on a rural Anchorage road in August.

Alaska and national business and labor groups launched a media campaign Monday to keep Arctic areas in the next five-year federal offshore leasing plan. Twenty groups organized as the Arctic Coalition are urging the Obama administration to retain a Beaufort Sea lease sale in 2020 and a Chukchi Sea lease sale in 2022.

Authorities in North Dakota are sending officers from across the state to the site of a protest about an oil pipeline in anticipation of a court ruling on the issue. Violence broke out at the protest site on Saturday. Democracy Now reports protesters were attacked by private security forces with dogs and pepper spray. The Standing Rock Sioux asked a US District Court to temporarily stop construction on the Dakota Access pipeline. A ruling is expected on Friday.

Alaska Democratic Party chairwoman Casey Steinau says there's no evidence to suggest that primary election-day problems affected the outcome of a northern Alaska legislative race.