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Mayors Seek Assurances On Gas Line Project

Borough mayors are asking to be part of the discussions on terms related to a mega-liquefied natural gas project that will affect local communities.

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March 6, 2014 - 5:27 pm

Alaska Wolf Killings Upset National Park Service

Alaska Fish and Game officials killed an Eastern Interior wolf pack last week, and the National Park Service – which had been studying the animals – is none too pleased.

March 3, 2014 - 11:30 am

Northwest Tribes Oppose Marijuana Legalization

An organization representing 57 Northwest Indian tribes has announced its opposition to marijuana legalization, specifically in Alaska and Oregon.

February 26, 2014 - 5:47 pm

Democrats Offer Their Own Education Package

Alaska Minority Democrats today offered their own education package that includes an increase in base student allocation and allows charter schools to be located within neighborhood schools when space is available.

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February 20, 2014 - 5:34 pm

Anchorage Police Nab $400K In Drugs

A California man faces federal charges after Anchorage police arrested him trying to retrieve cocaine and heroin that had been shipped to a motel.

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February 20, 2014 - 5:28 pm

Trial Delayed In Coast Guard Shooting Case

The trial of a Kodiak man charged in the fatal shooting of two men at a Coast Guard station has been postponed.

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February 20, 2014 - 5:27 pm

Army Investigate Soldier Death

The U.S. Army is investigating the death of an Alaska-based soldier from Illinois. Army officials say 24-year-old Sgt. Okan Murat Cetinbag died at an Anchorage hospital Tuesday evening after being removed from life support.

February 13, 2014 - 5:21 pm

NBC Affiliate to Air Olympics in Rural Alaska

An NBC affiliate says it has reached an agreement with Alaska’s largest telecommunications company that will return its programming to rural communities just in time for the Winter Olympics. Anchorage station KTUU says its rural programming was resuming on Thursday after it reached a multiyear contract with General Communication Inc.

February 6, 2014 - 6:05 pm

Dems Submit List Of Candidates For Kerttula Seat

Democrats in Southeast Alaska have named their list of finalists to fill the Alaska House seat vacated by Beth Kerttula last month.

February 3, 2014 - 10:50 am

Alaska Paratrooper Collapses, Dies After Jump

An Alaska-based paratrooper has died after collapsing following a jump.

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January 31, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Begich Reports Bringing In About $850K In 4Q

U.S. Senator Mark Begich reported bringing in nearly $850,000 toward his re-election effort during the final quarter of 2013.

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January 31, 2014 - 4:27 pm

Planned Parenthood Suing Over Abortion Funding Reg

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest says it is suing over regulations in Alaska that would further define what constitutes a “medically necessary” abortion for purposes of receiving Medicaid funding.

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January 29, 2014 - 5:24 pm

9 People Apply For Alaska House Vacancy

Nine people have applied to fill the vacancy in the Alaska House left by last week’s resignation of Beth Kerttula, a Juneau Democrat.

January 28, 2014 - 10:53 am

Avalanches Close Richardson Highway

The only highway to Valdez has been closed by avalanches. The Anchorage Daily News reports one avalanche nearly struck a truck today on the Richardson Highway.

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January 24, 2014 - 5:40 pm

Thayer Named Administration Commissioner

Curtis Thayer has been named commissioner for the Alaska Department of Administration. Gov. Sean Parnell named Thayer to the position Monday. Thayer had been filling in as acting Commissioner since last month following the resignation of Becky Hultberg.

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January 20, 2014 - 5:18 pm

60-Foot Tug Sinks Near Wrangell

State conservation officials say a 60-foot tug sank in about 120 feet of water near Wrangell.

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January 16, 2014 - 5:15 pm

Parnell Names Folger Public Safety Commissioner

Gov. Sean Parnell has appointed a new Public Safety commissioner. Gary Folger, who retired from the department as a colonel last May, has been chosen to replace Joe Masters. Masters resigned in October after five years in the post.

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January 9, 2014 - 5:11 pm

New Rules Adopted For Abortion Payment Conditions

State regulations take effect next month that further define what constitutes a “medically necessary” abortion for purposes of receiving Medicaid funding.

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January 7, 2014 - 5:32 pm

Plane Lands On Anchorage Street Median

Anchorage police say a plane with three people on board made an apparent emergency landing on the median of a major street.

January 7, 2014 - 2:10 pm

Wash. Arsenic Tests Show Geoducks Safe To Eat

Washington state health officials say its own arsenic testing has confirmed that geoducks harvested from a Puget Sound bay are safe to eat and don’t pose a health concern.

January 7, 2014 - 10:46 am