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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...

Interior issues new rules for Arctic drilling

Interior Department officials announced final regulations on July 7 for future exploratory drilling in U.S. Arctic waters, prompting words of caution from environmentalists, and...

Pilot dies in crash at Madras Airport air show

By Kailey Fisicaro The Bulletin, (Bend, OR) BEND, OR — A long-time pilot who was a “skilled instructor” with extensive military service died in a biplane crash...

Soldier climbs Denali for suicide awareness, proposes to girlfriend

By John Budnik U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District Public AffairsJOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON — Blistering snowstorms, excruciating work hauling gear and possible death might...

Canada’s AFN chief urges commercial fishing rights

A spokesman for the Assembly of First Nations in Ottawa is calling on Canada to act on the federal government’s commitment to rights recognition,...

Interior, Ahtna will jointly manage wildlife

An agreement reached between the Interior Department and the Ahtna Intertribal Resources Commission will create a cooperative wildlife management demonstration project on federal and...

Remembering Alaska Native health care leader Sally Smith

By Dave Bendinger KDLGThe longtime chairman of the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation board of directors has died. Mrs. H. Sally Smith of Dillingham succumbed...

Entries sought for Alaska Junior Duck Stamp Contest

Students from kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to submit entries by March 15 for the 2017 Alaska Junior Duck Stamp Contest.Participants must select...

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...

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