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Lance Mackey withdraws from 2017 race

Four-time Iditarod champion Lance Mackey has withdrawn from the 2017 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, citing health reasons, the Iditarod Trail Committee announced on...

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...

Better communications urged between Navy, communities

Growing concerns over the timing and potential adverse impact of military training exercises in the Gulf of Alaska have prompted a new request to...

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...

EPA settles with Shoreside Petroleum for clean air violations

Shoreside Petroleum Inc. has paid $89,000 in penalties for violating federal clean air rules, designed to prevent toxic air pollution at the company’s fuel...

Bill would freeze salaries of non-union state workers

Gov. Bill Walker is proposing to implement a two-year pay freeze for non-unionized state employees Senate Bill 31, introduced on Jan. 20, would halt salary...

10 percent of Alaskans are veterans

When it comes to veterans in residence, Alaska outranks the other 49 states, with one of every 10 folks living here being a military...

Murkowski fends off crowded field in Senate race

BY BECKY BOHRER The Associated Press   ANCHORAGE — U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski won her bid for re-election, fending off a crowded field of challengers that included...

Tribal delegates gather for Native education summit

By RACHEL D’ORO The Associated Press ANCHORAGE — At age 5, Bernadette Yaayuk Alvanna-Stimpfle knew only her Native Inupiaq language when she entered school in the...

State offers M/V Taku for sale

The Alaska state ferry M/V Taku is up for sale “as is /Where is” to the highest bidder, via a sealed bid, with a...

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