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Interior Department OKs survey for Alaska wilderness road

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A proposed road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska, rejected by President Barack Obama, is getting new life in...

Alaska volcano sends up ash cloud from Aleutian Islands

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 14-minute eruption by an Alaska volcano sent an ash cloud to 30,000 feet (9,100 meters) in the Aleutian Islands.The...

Murkowski: Health care changes must be ‘done right’

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she will work with the state to analyze a bill released by fellow Senate...

Alaska mountain race suspended after fatal bear attacks

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A popular wilderness race in Alaska has been suspended for a year following two deadly attacks by black bears this...

2 days of searching finds no sign of missing Juneau woman

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say two days of searching has not found a 53-year-old woman missing on Thunder Mountain Trail in...

1st telepharmacy in Alaska opens Monday

HEALY, Alaska (AP) — The first community-based telepharmacy in Alaska has opened in Healy.Alaska Family Pharmacy opens Monday, allowing local residents to not have...

Search on for missing Mat-Su pet python

ANCHORAGE, — A misplaced pet is causing concern in a community north of Anchorage. Animal control officials in Matanuska-Susitna Borough say a 17-foot python that...

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...