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Coronavirus evacuees to make virus screening, refuel stop at Anchorage airport

As the novel coronavirus spreads globally, hundreds of Americans are returning from China through Alaska's Ted Stevens Airport on the way home.

Trump administration eases protection of wetlands

The new rule redefines which waters are covered by the federal Clean Water Act.
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Anchorage School District administrators go on the offensive against vaping

Administrators in Alaska's largest school district are trying to get a handle on youth vaping.

For Alaska Native shareholders, criticism on Facebook during board elections can trigger state fines

State regulators will fine some Alaska Native corporation shareholders over their criticism on social media. That’s because free speech is not protected when it comes to corporate elections.

Judge rejects state’s effort to block Alaska Gov. Dunleavy recall campaign

Anchorage Superior Court Judge Eric Aarseth ruled from the bench that the campaign can move forward, but his decision is certain to be appealed by Dunleavy's administration to the Alaska Supreme Court.
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Donlin Gold receives more state permits, moving closer to operating mine in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta

The permits will allow Donlin to build an airstrip and a port, and install fiber optic cables and build access roads for its mine, which could be one of the biggest in the world, if completed.

Unrest At Shishaldin Volcano increases, sending an ash cloud 27,000 feet, triggering aviation warnings

The volcano - 58 miles southwest of Cold Bay – began erupting again Tuesday morning, sending an ash cloud 27,000 feet.

A week after fatal police shooting in Juneau, suspicions and questions about what happened

Some are questioning why the man who was killed provoked police, and others are asking whether it was necessary to use lethal force.

Longstanding tensions underlie Arctic Slope Regional Corporation’s withdrawal from AFN

Long before Arctic Slope Regional Corp. announced its withdrawal from the Alaska Federation of Natives last week, there were signs of a schism.

Large turnout at Anchorage rally for Trump impeachment

Around 200 people gathered outside the federal building in Downtown Anchorage Tuesday to send a message to Alaska's congressional delegation ahead of an impending House impeachment vote.

Dunleavy lauded for fiscal discipline at conservative DC think tank

The Heritage Foundation billed Dunleavy as a fiscal hawk with lessons for Washington. The recall campaign sees it differently.

Senior employee, APD officer embezzled $7.3M from ConocoPhillips, according to civil filing

Oil company ConocoPhillips is suing its former senior drilling and wells planner and a small group of co-conspirators, including an Anchorage police officer, for a scheme in which they allegedly embezzled nearly $7.3 million.

After bruising first year, new Dunleavy budget trades cuts for big PFDs and deficit spending

Alaska Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy proposed a new budget Wednesday that would spend most of the cash left in the state's primary savings account to sustain government services at status quo levels, while paying out record-sized Permanent Fund dividends.

Sinkhole along busy Anchorage road stalls Midtown drivers

Drivers heading west along Northern Lights Boulevard are asked to find alternate travel routes while crews work to fix a large hole in the road.

“I just kept digging.” How an Anchorage man rescued a hiker buried in Flattop avalanche.

The hiker, who has not been publicly identified, is believed to have been buried for as long as an hour and able to breathe because the large pieces of avalanche debris left space for an air pocket.

A soldier tried to buy a motorcycle in Anchorage. His lawyer says he was targeted by a ‘yo-yo scam’

A civil case in state Superior Court highlights one of the ways experts say members of the military are highly susceptible to fraud.

Southeast Alaska fisherman pleads guilty to illegally harvesting $35,000 worth of sea cucumbers

A Southeast Alaska commercial fisherman has been convicted for his role in illegally harvesting nearly 7,500 pounds of sea cucumbers near Prince of Wales Island.

Battered by a marine heatwave, Kodiak’s cod fishermen may not be fishing in the Gulf for much longer

They’re now below the federal threshold that protects cod as a food source for endangered Stellar sea lions. As soon as the population dips below that line, the fishery closes. The whole federal cod fishery in the Gulf could be shut down for the season in January.

Could tiny nuclear reactors power Alaska villages?

Dan Brouillette would continue a quest to develop mini nuclear reactors, as well as renewables and carbon capture.

Q&A: Ex-Skid Row rocker Johnny Solinger to auction off star-studded guitar for Alaska vets

Huna Totem Corp. brought a Las Vegas rock and roll show to Juneau last month, and Alaska left quite an impression on one of...