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Tribes hope Trump’s ‘America first’ helps first Americans

By PHILIP MARCELO The Associated PressBOSTON — Native Americans hope President Donald Trump doesn’t forget America’s first inhabitants as he promises to put “America first.”Tribes...

Push for ride-share companies in Alaska hits speed bumps

By BECKY BOHRER The Associated PressJUNEAU — The drive to allow ride-share companies like Uber and Lyft to operate in Alaska has hit speed bumps.The...

Alaska Game Board approves using dogs to hunt coyotes

FAIRBANKS — Hunters trying to kill coyotes in the Delta Junction area will have a new tool to assist them starting July 1.The Alaska...

Trips canceled for refugees planning Alaska relocations

ANCHORAGE — A social service agency that handles all refugees moving to Alaska says a disabled Somalia woman and two Ukraine families were scheduled...

Alaska lawmakers mull spending cap amid deficit

By BECKY BOHRERThe Associated PressJUNEAU — Alaska has never violated its constitutional spending cap, but many Republican lawmakers consider the limit too loose and...

What’s next for the Dakota Access, Keystone XL pipelines?

By BLAKE NICHOLSON The Associated PressBISMARCK, N.D. — President Donald Trump’s executive actions on the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines are aimed at turning...

Alaska estimates $1.5M cost to comply with federal ID law

JUNEAU — A state agency estimates it will cost at least $1.5 million for the Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles to become compliant with...

Alaska lawmakers convene session expected to focus on budget

By BECKY BOHRERThe Associated PressJUNEAU — Alaska lawmakers on Tuesday convened a regular legislative session expected to focus on addressing the state’s multibillion-dollar budget...

Army plans Dakota Access oil pipeline environmental study 

By BLAKE NICHOLSONThe Associated PressBISMARCK, N.D. — The Army has started the process of launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion Dakota...

Funding to remove Alaska’s island feral cattle cut 2nd time 

By RACHEL D’OROThe Associated PressANCHORAGE — U.S. government funding for the possible removal of more than 2,000 feral cattle from Alaska’s Chirikof Island has...