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Alaska to date remains anthrax free

Warming Arctic temperatures can create an environment friendly to bacterial infections like anthrax, an infection spread by contact with bacterial spores, which plant-eating animals...

Walker signs bill to promote timber industry

A timber bill signed into law on July 19 will help promote the timber industry in Southeast Alaska and provide lower-cost biomass energy for...

Murkowski raises more than $730K during latest quarter

JUNEAU — U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski brought in more than $730,000 during the latest fundraising quarter. As of June 30, the Republican had nearly $3.1...

USF&W clarifies predator control rules

A U.S. Fish and Wildlife decision clarifying predator control on Alaska’s national wildlife refuges is drawing criticism from state officials who say this erodes...

Advice offered on applying for RTP grants

Teleconferences to assist applicants for Recreational Trails Program grants will be offered by the Alaska Department of Natural Resources on Sept. 15 and Sept....

New deadline to comply with REAL ID Act

Homeland Security officials have given Alaska an extension through June 6, 2017 to comply with the REAL ID Act. Gov. Bill Walker had requested the...

Scott Kendall is Walker’s new chief of staff

Gov. Bill Walker has appointed Scott Kendall of Anchorage as his new chief of staff, and transitioned former chief of staff Jim Whitaker to...

January is National Radon Action Month

January is National Radon Action Month, when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency joins with state, tribal and local public health agencies to encourage all...

Reluctant to comply with REAL ID, Alaska faces possible barrier to flying

By Andrew Kitchenman APRN & KTOO – Juneau  Alaska law bars the state government from spending money to comply with the federal REAL ID Act. Starting...

Northern Edge 2017 begins May 1

On the eve of war games in early May in the Gulf of Alaska, officials at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage are preparing for...

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