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Giant cruise ship makes historic voyage in melting Arctic

By MARK THIESSEN The Associated PressNOME — The giant luxury cruise liner was anchored just off Nome, too hulking to use the Bering Sea community’s...

Report highlights major ocean risk

A report released in Honolulu during the World Conservation Congress says that ocean warming already affecting people worldwide will have significantly greater impacts in...

Renewed push to protect transboundary rivers

Fishermen looking for federal support in their campaign to protection transboundary waters from potential adverse impact from mining are hoping Secretary of State John...

Alaskans asked to help prevent suicide

Alaskans are being called on in September, Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, to help reduce the state’s high suicide rates.“Suicide affects every community in our...

Marine debris recycled into artwork

Eight Washed Ashore sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris were selected for display Sept. 15-16 at the Our Ocean Conference at the...

Soldier climbs Denali for suicide awareness, proposes to girlfriend

By John Budnik U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District Public AffairsJOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON — Blistering snowstorms, excruciating work hauling gear and possible death might...

Alaska tribes, villages get $7M for housing, development

ANCHORAGE — Twelve Alaska Native entities have won a total of more than $7 million in federal grants for housing and community development projects.The...

Walker seeks Asian markets for Alaska LNG

Gov. Bill Walker and other key administration officials will travel to Singapore and South Korea to learn more about interest in those countries in...

Juneau organization to launch Native language program

JUNEAU — A Juneau-based organization has received nearly $930,000 in federal funds to help revitalize Alaska Native languages.The Sealaska Heritage Institute will use the...

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...

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