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State income tax bill passes House; Senate may resist

JUNEAU — The Alaska House has voted to impose the state's first income tax in nearly four decades.The House bill passed in a 22-17...

Lawmakers approve designating Indigenous Peoples Day

JUNEAU — Columbus Day would be known as Indigenous Peoples Day in Alaska under a measure passed by the state Legislature.The bill, which passed...

Alaska Airlines, Branson clash over licensing fees

By DAVID KOENIGThe Associated PressDALLAS — Alaska Airlines could be headed toward a showdown with Richard Branson over millions of dollars in licensing fees.Alaska...

Pipeline owner says Alaska spill was less than 3 gallons

By DAN JOLINGThe Associated PressANCHORAGE — An underwater pipeline that sprung a leak in Alaska’s Cook Inlet, an area known for diverse marine life,...

Fukushima radiation not cause for alarm in US

By PATRICK MAIRSThe Associated PressRadiation from the Fukushima nuclear reactor disaster in Japan has reached North American shores, but — despite a number of...

Congress backs bill to lift Obama limits on Alaska hunting

By MATTHEW DALYThe Associated PressWASHINGTON — Congress has approved a bill that would allow aerial hunting of grizzly bears and killing of bears and...

Inspectors seek review of second Alaska underwater pipeline

By DAN JOLINGThe Associated PressANCHORAGE, — A federal agency investigating an underwater pipeline leaking natural gas in Alaska's Cook Inlet is expanding its review...

Sea lion study gets help from crowdsource volunteers

By DAN JOLINGThe Associated PressANCHORAGE, — A federal wildlife agency studying the Steller sea lion decline in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands is looking for help...

No opioids, please: Clearing the way to refuse prescriptions

By SUSAN HAIGHThe Associated PressHARTFORD, Conn. — The ease of relapsing into opioid addiction has led a growing number of states to help residents...

That’s not carry-on: Loose snake slumbers on Alaska flight

By DAN JOLINGThe Associated PressANCHORAGE — Anna McConnaughy was flying to Alaska’s largest city when the announcement came over the intercom: a passenger on...