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University of Alaska Fairbanks to eliminate economics degree

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The University of Alaska Fairbanks is discontinuing its economics degree program.The Board of Regents made the decision to cut the...

Alaska lawmakers pass state capital budget

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Legislature has passed a state capital budget during a one-day special session.Lawmakers announced a compromise had been reached...
Black bear in Alaska

Alaska Fish and Game euthanizes massive black bear

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Fish and Game officials euthanized a massive black bear that had been causing problems in an Alaska mobile home...

US rig count increases by 8 this week to 958

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by eight this week to 958.A year...

Grizzly killed after breaking into kitchens in Alaska town

DEADHORSE, Alaska (AP) — State game officials have killed a 10-year-old female grizzly bear after it began breaking into kitchens and food-storages areas in...

Alaska governor plans to propose tax bill to ease money woes

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Gov. Bill Walker said Friday that he will probably run for re-election. But he currently has more pressing issues on...
Silver Salmon

Many Alaska fishermen failed to reach salmon harvest goals

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — Alaska fish surveys show many fishermen did not catch the amount of salmon they were hoping for this season.KYUK.org (http://bit.ly/2w9g1rL)...
Cruise Ship in Glacier Bay

National Geographic launches cruise ship in Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A new cruise ship is set for an eight-day expedition exploring Alaska.On Saturday, Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic launched the Quest —...

Lawmakers plan special session on capital budget

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska lawmakers say they plan to call themselves into a special session next week to approve the capital budget for...

Mask-making project raises brain injury awareness, support

EAGLE RIVER, Alaska (AP) — The brain aneurism struck Denise Creager-Smith when she was still in high school, she said.At first, she recalled, she...