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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...

Fisher named to Permanent Fund board

Gov. Bill Walker has appointed Alaska Department of Administration Commissioner Sheldon Fisher to a cabinet member’s seat on the board of the Alaska Permanent...

Deadline nears to comment on proposed Cook Inlet sale

In public hearings in Anchorage, Homer and Kenai this past week the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management continued to gather testimony on a...

Season extended for Nelchina caribou hunt

September hunting seasons for Nelchina caribou in Game Management Unit 13 have been extended by emergency order from Sept. 20 through Sept. 30.The Alaska...

Walker says he has prostate cancer

Gov. Bill Walker says he has been diagnosed with a treatable form of prostate cancer, and that he will have surgery in December to...

Injured mariner rescued north of Adak

An injured mariner aboard a cargo vessel 97 miles north of Adak was medevaced in a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter rescue on Nov. 26,...

PEER contends Trump decision hamstrings the promise

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility says that President Trump’s decision to impose a federal hiring freeze will impede increasing energy production from federal lands,...

More young adults moving to Alaska

A state labor department first ever release of migration data by age and sex shows that from 2010 to 2015 Alaska had a net...

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...

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