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65 bands play to 8,000+ Salmonfest fans

“What an honor,” said folk rock singer Brandi Carlile, from the stage of the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds at Ninilchik, as the crowd roared a...

Eyak language and culture are growing globally

What is a language? Is it alive? Can it die?These are the questions that 29-year-old French linguist Guillaume Leduey asked himself as he became...

Good journalism plays an important role in society

Boston Globe Editor at Large Walter “Robby” Robinson has a message for readers of small town community newspapers and why they are surviving: it’s...

Ravn service to Cordova cut to two days a week

Officials with Ravn Air Group say that they have cut back scheduled flights serving Cordova from 12 each week to twice a week on...

Free Narcan kits available at Ilanka Community Health Center

Naloxone, sold commercially as Narcan, saved at least 67 lives in Alaska last year, by temporarily blocking or reversing effects of opioids on parts...

EVOS given a May 28 deadline to buy coal rights

For years a number of Alaskans have urged use of Exxon Valdez oil spill recovery funds to retire the Bering River coalfield patent from...
Service members with the Alaska National Guard’s 103rd Civil Support Team and Washington National Guard’s Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Task Force work alongside the U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies to assist with an oil spill in Valdez, Alaska, Feb. 23, 2018. The Guardsmen were in the area for exercise Arctic Eagle 2018 when they diverted to assist with the diesel fuel cleanup. U.S. Army National Guard photo by 2nd Lt. Marisa Lindsay

Valdez gets Guard help in diesel fuel spill

National Guard troops in Valdez for training were called into action in late February to assist the Valdez Fire Department in containing a fuel...

Surprise move by EPA puts Pebble issue back on the table

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has reversed a decision that suspended Clean Water Act protections, to allow for permitting for a massive copper,...

UPDATE: 7.9 earthquake strikes outside Kodiak; tsunami warning lifted

By MARK THIESSEN and BECKY BOHRER The Associated PressANCHORAGE — A powerful earthquake struck off an island in the Gulf of Alaska early Tuesday, prompting...
Shoppers at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 12 were lined up on both sides of the entrance to Sam’s Club off Dimond Blvd. in Anchorage. They said they were waiting about one hour to get into the store. Despite recent announcements that Sears in Anchorage and all three Sam’s Clubs stores in Alaska are closing, Alaska is seeing a softening of the recession and the economy seems to be improving a bit, says state labor economist Neal Fried. Photo by Margaret Bauman/The Cordova Times

Perks, buds and visitors will boost state’s 2018 finances

Job losses will continue in some areas of the Alaska economy in 2018, but the good news is more than a million visitors are...


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