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Oil, gas spills from well house leak Prudhoe Bay

A well house leak at Prudhoe Bay that resulted in an uncontrolled gas release and a crude oil spray from the well top is...

VP Pence meets Gov. Walker in Anchorage

Gov. Bill Walker met with Vice President Mike Pence in Anchorage on April 15 to discuss Alaska’s trade relations with Asia, and further opportunities...

State income tax bill passes House; Senate may resist

JUNEAU — The Alaska House has voted to impose the state's first income tax in nearly four decades.The House bill passed in a 22-17...

Air Force intercepts Russian bears in the air

Air Force fighter jets from Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson in Anchorage intercepted two Russian long-range bombers about 100-150 miles from Kodiak Island on April...

Veterans land allotment equity act reintroduced

Legislation reintroduced in Congress would amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to allow Natives who served during the Vietnam war era to apply...

Lawmakers approve designating Indigenous Peoples Day

JUNEAU — Columbus Day would be known as Indigenous Peoples Day in Alaska under a measure passed by the state Legislature.The bill, which passed...

New executive director will head CDVSA

L. Diane Casto, the behavioral health policy advisor to the state Department of Health and Social Services, has been hired effective May 1 as...

Pebble mine issued one-year land use permit

A one-year land use permit has been issued to the Pebble Limited Partnership for its copper, gold and molybdenum mine in Southwest Alaska, conditioned...

Trade Talks

Gov. Bill Walker and his wife, Donna, welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping and Madame Peng Liyuan to Alaska on April 7, for a brief...

Liberty Interactive to acquire GCI for $1.12B

Liberty Interactive Corp. and General Communications Inc. have entered into an agreement for Liberty to acquire GCI .The split-off of Liberty Interactive’s interest in...

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