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Thousands of Alaskans will have to find a new insurer after a shake-up in the state’s health insurance market.
Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. is working on a repair for a small crude oil leak found in a buried section of the trans-Alaska pipeline, but for now an employee with a rag suffices for management.
Alaska’s preliminary unemployment rate stood at 6.8 percent last month. That compares to 6.7 percent in April and 6.9 percent in May 2014.
A group of 49 business owners in Southeast Alaska wants the federal government to put more money into recreation opportunities at the Tongass National Forest.
Eight miles north of the Arctic Circle, a fixed 72-panel, 18-kilowatt array of solar panels went online last month atop the Fort Yukon tribal hall.
The heat wave that has already brought record-breaking temperatures to Alaska is expected to continue until the start of fall.
The chief executive officer for two Alaska newspapers says the publications are for sale. William Dean Singleton says the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner and the Kodiak Daily Mirror are both available. Employees were informed Monday.
A 28-year-old Oregon man has been accused of running over several bald eagles feeding on a roadway in Dutch Harbor, killing two and injuring two others.
Federal officials are saying several of the 15 Stellar sea lions found dead last week near Cordova had wounds indicating they had been “deliberately killed.”
The National Park Service is not against changing Mount McKinley’s official name to Denali, but Alaskans are still in a battle with Ohioans over the name of North America’s tallest mountain.
The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services says the state’s first measles case in more than a decade has been confirmed in Fairbanks.
Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. and state authorities are responding to a slow leak of crude oil discovered in a buried section of the 800-mile trans-Alaska pipeline.
State services like the pioneers’ home, the aerospace corporation and the agriculture division should be Alaska’s lowest priorities, according to participants in a budget conference held by Gov. Bill Walker.
The two special legislative sessions so far have cost the state at least $430,000, with costs still being tallied.
The U.S. Coast Guard has initiated penalties against four anti-drilling protesters, including a woman who chained herself to a support ship that’s part of Royal Dutch Shell’s oil exploration plans in the Arctic Ocean.
The Alaska Supreme Court has chosen Justice Craig Stowers to be the next chief justice. The announcement was made Wednesday in a release from the court system.
Alaska’s grizzly bear license plate has made its comeback and is gaining popularity among vehicle owners.
Anchorage police have released the identity of the man whose body was found in the mudflats near Kincaid Park.
Ten environmental groups are suing a federal agency over its approval of drilling permits off Alaska’s northwest coast. The lawsuit seeks a review of permits granted to Royal Dutch Shell PLC by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management for exploratory drilling in the Chukchi Sea.
Tribal leaders and commercial fishermen are protesting against military exercises planned for the Gulf of Alaska.