Bob Barker and 'PAWS' offer to take Alaska Zoo's 'Maggie' south to sanctuary — for free

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An animal sanctuary in northern California has offered to take Maggie the elephant and pay for all costs of her relocation. The Performing Animal...

Municipality changes plans for first responder training and pares down firing range sites

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After arousing considerable public attention, the proposed training facilities for Anchorage-based first responders has undergone considerable change. Now the agencies involved in the Alaska...

Anchorage State of the City speech available

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For those that may be interested, KSKA has published the complete audio from this week's State of the City address by Anchorage Mayor Mark...

Dinosaur excavations underway on the North Slope

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Scientists have successfully built a tunnel into the abundant fossil dinosaur deposits along the Colville River on the North Slope and are taking out...

Larry Reynolds: Valdez's great white hunter and economic entrepreneur

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The Palin Administration says it closed the deal to sell the fabled Westwind Two jet for $2.1 million. Valdez resident Larry Reynolds is now...

Botanist Raven flies to Alaska to teach local environmental leadership

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A renowned botanist and international environmental leader is visiting Alaska. Peter Raven is the longtime director of the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis,...

Petition filed in Ketchikan to restrict number of jewelry storefronts downtown

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A citizen's group has filed a petition to limit the number of jewelry stores in downtown Ketchikan. The group collected nearly 700 signatures in...

Sitka school board drops unique high school graduation requirement

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A hallmark of graduation and a right of passage for Sitka high school seniors is no more. For years, students were required to undertake...

Profile: Tending navigation bouys in Alaska's Inside Passage

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Navigation on the coastal waters of Southeast Alaska is challenging even on a good day. Over 50 floating aids, and hundreds more fixed markers...

Field Trip: Togiak National Wildlife Refuge

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The Togiak National Wildlife Refuge is well known for it's marine mammals, seabirds, and pristine nature. Each summer refuge managers take a group of...

Web Extra: State of the City address by Mark Begich

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On August 20, 2007 Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich made a State of the City address to the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce. KSKA's reporter Len...

APU launches Engaging Muslims project

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Muslims are the second largest religious group in the United States. Internationally, Islam's believers have had a profound impact on this country. ...

ExxonMobil asks Supreme Court to review $2.5 billion penalty

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Earlier this week, ExxonMobil filed a petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the $2.5 billion punitive damage judgment in the 1989 Exxon...

Will Alaska build the Gravina Island bridge? Not likely.

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The commissioner of transportation says he would like to build a bridge to gravina island, but that finding the funds for such a project...

State heading out to inspect bridge near Denali Park

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The State will conduct a special inspection of a bridge that's similar in design and age to the one that collapsed in Minneapolis. The...

Governor’s ethics considered as husband goes back to work at BP

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News that Governor Sarah Palin's husband Todd is returning to his pre-election job on the North Slope has gotten some public attention in the...

BLM's draft for 300,000 acres on North Slope draws environmental concerns

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The Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) draft plan for the 300,000-acre northeastern portion of the National Petroleum Reserve Alaska (NPRA) is causing concern among...

Interview: Bruce Babbitt opposing oil and gas in Bristol Bay and leasing at Teshekpuk

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Former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt was in Alaska this week to drum up opposition to the federal proposal for oil and gas drilling in...

Family of flightseeing passengers come to Sitka to mourn with community

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It's been two weeks since a New Jersey family died when their plane crashed in Sitka. Earlier this week Sitkans joined with two relatives...

Judy Richards remembers death of son and his unique life in Kennicott

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A mother who lost her son in a Kennicott tragedy more than five years ago visited the town recently. Her presence stirred up both...