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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...

Health care law benefits for Alaska detailed as changes loom

By BECKY BOHRERThe Associated PressJUNEAU — An estimated 36,000 uninsured Alaskans got health care coverage under President Barack Obama’s signature health care law between...

Hearing reset for lawsuit against new Alaska town name

ANCHORAGE — An Alaska judge has rescheduled a court hearing in a lawsuit challenging the new Inupiat Eskimo name of the nation’s northernmost town.The...

Alaskans vow pushback if Trump targets mountain’s new name

By RACHEL D'OROThe Associated PressANCHORAGE — Among Donald Trump's many promises on his way to the White House was a tweeted vow to change...

Tribal delegates gather for Native education summit

By RACHEL D’OROThe Associated PressANCHORAGE — At age 5, Bernadette Yaayuk Alvanna-Stimpfle knew only her Native Inupiaq language when she entered school in the...

Measure passes tying voter registration to dividend filing

ANCHORAGE — Alaska voters have approved a ballot measure that would tie voter registration to applying for a check from the state’s oil wealth...

Rep. Don Young wins 23rd term in Congress 

BY MARK THIESSENThe Associated PressANCHORAGE — Alaska voters have given the longest serving Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives more years in office.Rep....