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Alaska Native group speaks out against planned shamanism event

ANCHORAGE — An Alaska Native group spoke out Friday against a shamanism retreat, saying the event commercializes and exploits the spiritual healing practices of...

Feds make more than $2M available to reduce fishing bycatch

Federal ocean managers are making more than $2 million available to try to help fishermen catch less of the wrong fish."Bycatch" is a longstanding...

Drugs worth $1.2 million seized at Alaska airport; 2 charged

ANCHORAGE — A federal grand jury indicted two Anchorage residents on drug charges following a seizure of methamphetamine and heroin with an estimated street...
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Anchorage woman dies of gunshot wounds suffered in December

ANCHORAGE — An Anchorage woman has died of gunshot wounds suffered two weeks ago.Anchorage police announced Monday that 19-year-old Juanita Lolesio had died.Police just...
Opioids

1st trial date set in state lawsuit over opioid epidemic

OKLAHOMA CITY — The first trial date has been set for a lawsuit by a state against pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic, according...

Education advocate plans to challenge Young in Alaska

JUNEAU — An education advocate plans to challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Don Young for Alaska's lone House seat.Alyse Galvin, who was launching her campaign...

Report: Health problems could arise as Alaska warms

ANCHORAGE — Climate change in Alaska has the potential to create serious physical and mental health problems for Alaskans, according to a new report...

Groups record voting rights abuses against Native Americans

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.  — Election sites far from reservations. Poll workers who don't speak tribal languages. Unequal access to early voting sites.Native Americans say they...
Rep. Don Young introduced a house bill called The American Indian Empowerment Act.

Gruff Alaska lawmaker now in charge of civility in US House

ANCHORAGE — A gruff, no-nonsense Alaska lawmaker who once called the lieutenant governor "Captain Zero" and told a female colleague she didn't know what...
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Democrats name finalists for House seat vacated by Westlake

JUNEAU — Alaska Democrats have announced the three finalists for the state House seat vacated last month by Dean Westlake, who resigned amid allegations...









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