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Walker reacts to negative CreditWatch

A decision by Standard & Poor to put Alaska’s credit ratings on negative CreditWatch is concerning and disappointing, but comes as no surprise, says...

REAL ID Act extension expires soon

Gov. Bill Walker is pushing for passage of legislation for compliance with the federal REAL ID Act, least Alaskans using a driver’s license or...

Hope against heroin; a recovering addict tells her story

By Mike RossKTUUWASILLA — Liberty Samples-Niesen’s path to heroin addiction started with a traffic wreck on a snowy road in 2002, when she was...

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...

Nominations open for Volunteer of the Year awards

Nominations are open through March 6 for the First Lady’s volunteer of the year Awards, says Alaska’s First Lady Donna Walker.The awards which began...

Veterans land allotment equity act reintroduced

Legislation reintroduced in Congress would amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to allow Natives who served during the Vietnam war era to apply...

Interior cancels Beaufort, Chukchi offshore lease sales

A proposed final federal program for offshore oil and gas leasing from 2017 through 2022 takes the Beaufort and Chukchi seas planning areas off...

King Cove’s new hydroelectric plant comes online

King Cove’s new Waterfall Creek hydroelectric facility is now online, producing up to 400 kilowatts of electricity, city officials said.Waterfall Creek is the Aleutian...

Volcano monitoring bill introduced in Congress

Legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senators Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, Maria Cantwell, D-Wash, and Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, would improve the nation’s volcano monitoring...

DNR seeks comments on Susitna Valley exploration

An environmental group, the Susitna River Coalition, is voicing concerns over a proposal to open up 1.5 million acres of state land for oil...

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