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Members of Congress urge protections for Alaska fishery

JUNEAU — More than 40 U.S. House and Senate members have asked President Donald Trump to maintain protections for Alaska's Bristol Bay region, which...

Flu, pneumonia deaths surpass assault, homicide in Alaska

KENAI — The flu and pneumonia replaced assault and homicide as Alaska's 10th leading cause of death in 2016, according to a state report.The...
Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall

First Indigenous Peoples Day offers peek into the future

JUNEAU — As Alaska residents celebrated their state's roots on its first Indigenous Peoples Day, community leaders made sure all those gathered know that...
Black bear in Alaska

Bear killed after getting inside Alaska post office

ANCHORAGE — A 300-pound black bear was killed after it wandered into an Anchorage post office.Anchorage television station KTVA reports the bear got inside...

Alaska officials evaluating impact of health care decision

JUNEAU — Officials in Alaska on Friday were evaluating the impact of a Trump administration decision to stop payments to insurers that help lower...

AFN 2017: Strength in Unity

Strength in Unity: Leadership-Partnerships-Social Justice is the theme of the 2017 Alaska Federation of Natives meeting, with keynote addresses by Lt. Col. Wayne Don...

Vote now on Alaska’s inaugural license plate

The polls are open online through Oct. 31 to determine which of five final license plate designs will be declared Alaska’s Artistic License.The winning...
Iditarod Ceremonial Start in Anchorage

ITC changes rule on canine drug use

A rule regarding canine drug use has been revised by the Iditarod Trail Committee’s board of directors, prompted by concerns that several dogs in...
Leslie Ridle

Ridle will head Department of Administration

Deputy commissioner Leslie Ridle has been appointed to serve as commissioner of the Alaska Department of Administration, filling the vacancy left when former committer...
Alaska Mountain Goat

Goat hunt RG252 closes east of Unakwik Inlet

Registration permit hunt RG 252 for mountain goats in Game Management Unit 6D closed by emergency order on Oct. 10, according to the Alaska...

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