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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Changes proposed for dive fishery assessment system

Legislation approved by the Alaska House would update the protocol used by the Southeast Alaska Regional Dive Fisheries Association to charge an assessment to...

Seattle hires first Native American school superintendent

Former Montana state superintendent of public instruction Denise Juneau has been hired to head the Seattle School Board, becoming the first Native American superintendent...

Resolution would honor Native women

A bipartisan resolution recognizing the heritage, culture and contributions of Alaska Native, American Indian and Native Hawaiian women has been introduced in Congress by...

Coast Guard cutter home after Bering Sea patrol

A 34-day patrol in the Bering Sea has ended for the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro, with the crew returning to Kodiak on...

Legislative Update: House votes 21-19 to pass FY19 operating budget

Greetings from Juneau.After two weeks of floor debate, and with two weeks left in session, the House passed the FY19 operating budget over to...

Searches end for two missing boaters

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended on April 2 a two-day search for a man missing in Peril Strait some 30 miles north of Sitka.The...

DNR urges more prep time for Pebble EIS

Extension of the scoping process has been requested by the state of Alaska for an environmental impact statement on the proposed Pebble mine bordering...

Ailing crewmember airlifted from vessel northwest of Cold Bay

A 59-year-old man reported to be suffering from inhalation of unknown chemicals was medevaced by the U.S. Coast Guard on March 30 from the...

Prevent conflicts with bears

Bears are coming out from hibernation around Alaska, and it’s time to take precautions to avoid contact with them, particularly by cleaning up unsecured...

Coal mining, oil and gas wells nixed by federal court

A federal court in Great Falls, Mont., has found unlawful a Bureau of Land Management plan allowing coal mining and oil and gas drilling...




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