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Scientists share tsunami research with Alaska communities

FAIRBANKS — Researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have been looking into the science behind tsunami risk for Alaska's coastal communities.Tsunami modelers from...

Alaska men sentenced in musk oxen poaching case

ANCHORAGE — After pleading guilty in a poaching case, three men have been ordered to pay restitution for illegally killing three musk oxen in...
Wrangell, Alaska

Plans to move contaminated soil stalled by Forest Service

WRANGELL, Alaska (AP) — Plans to store contaminated soil near a recreation area in the Alaska Panhandle could be stalled by the U.S. Forest...

Interior watchdog reviewing Zinke’s calls to Alaska senators

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Interior Department's internal watchdog is examining phone calls to Alaska's Republican senators from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke seeking support for...

US rig count decreases by 4 this week to 954

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by four this week to 954.A year...

Interior chief says he and Alaska senator bond over beers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he has mended fences with Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski after a widely reported dispute over Murkowski's...
Sand Point Aerial View

No cops, no problem: Alaska town loses police, but not order

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A small, isolated town at the edge of Alaska's Aleutian Islands had no police oversight for several days after its...

Businessmen want to keep Juneau power company locally run

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska state capital's electric utility is set to change hands late next year, but some in the city are...
Lake Clark National Park

Officials ask for help in Alaska plane crash investigation

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Federal officials have asked anyone who was near the remote Alaska area where a small plane crashed into woods last...
Randall Hoffbeck

Alaska Revenue commissioner resigns to focus on ministry

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Randall Hoffbeck, the commissioner of Alaska's Department of Revenue, has announced that he is resigning to focus on ministry work.Hoffbeck's...

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