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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...

Governor calls a special legislative session

Legislators will be back in Juneau for another special session starting July 11, to wrestle anew with key proposals aimed at working the state...

September is Aviation Appreciation Month

Gov. Bill Walker has again proclaimed September as Aviation Appreciation Month in Alaska, with a proclamation recognizing the achievements of those who make aviation...

Agriculture urged to adopt climate-smart practices

A top official with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization says climate-smart practices, particularly to curb greenhouse gas emissions, must be adopted by...

Stuart, Lindskoog elected to lead SeaLife Center

 Attorney Ryan Stuart, and Alaska Railroad Corp. executive Wendy Lindskoog, both of Anchorage, have been elected as chair and vice chair respectively of the...

Alaska lawmakers convene session expected to focus on budget

By BECKY BOHRERThe Associated PressJUNEAU — Alaska lawmakers on Tuesday convened a regular legislative session expected to focus on addressing the state’s multibillion-dollar budget...

Tribes hope Trump’s ‘America first’ helps first Americans

By PHILIP MARCELO The Associated PressBOSTON — Native Americans hope President Donald Trump doesn’t forget America’s first inhabitants as he promises to put “America first.”Tribes...

PacRim Coal halts permitting for mine

Backers of the controversial Chuitna Coal Project in the Beluga coal field some 45 miles west of Anchorage have suspended all permitting activities, state...

Climate change is focus of fisheries symposium

Impacts of a changing environment on the dynamics of high-latitude fish and fisheries will be the focus of the 31st Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium...

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