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Opioids

Senators say drug issue is national emergency

Senators Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., are urging President Trump to declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency and take step to...

Global Recycling Day set for March 18

Organizers at the Bureau of International Recycling in New Delhi, India, say the countdown has begun for its 2017 World Recycling Day, with details...

DCCED Commissioner Chris Hladick named director of EPA Region 10

Chris Hladick, Alaska’s Commissioner of Commerce, Community and Economic Development, has been named by the Trump administration to be director of Region 10 of...
Tara MacLean Sweeney

Sweeney nominated for top Indian Affairs post

Tara MacLean Sweeney, executive vice president of external affairs for Arctic Slope Regional Corp., was nominated by President Trump on Oct. 17 to become...

King Cove road back in the spotlight

A Washington Post report that the Interior Department plans to pursue a land swap that would allow the proposed road between King Cove and...

Former federal official named to head BIA

Bryan Rice, who recently led the Interior Department’s Office of Wildland Fires, was named on Oct. 18 as the new director of the federal...

BLM pays state court ordered $593,007

Legal fees totaling $593,007 were recently paid by the Bureau of Land Management to the state of Alaska after a federal court ruled that...

Contractor agrees to $280,000 fine in worker death case

ANCHORAGE — An Anchorage building contractor will no longer contest a $280,000 fine assessed for workplace violations that led to the death of a...
Seward Highway

Troopers investigate crash that killed 2 on Seward Highway

ANCHORAGE — Alaska State Troopers say an investigation is continuing into a crash that killed two people on the Seward Highway just south of...
Alaska State Capitol Building

Alaska Senate to split session time in Juneau, Anchorage

JUNEAU — Members of the Alaska Senate do not plan to spend all their time in Juneau when the fourth special session this year...

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