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Underwater pipeline leak may have started in December

By DAN JOLINGAssociated PressANCHORAGE — A pipeline spewing natural gas into Alaska's Cook Inlet may have started leaking in December, two months before the...

Alaska underwater gas leak continues, 2nd group to sue

By DAN JOLING The Associated PressANCHORAGE — A second environmental group has given formal notice that it will sue the owner of an underwater pipeline spewing natural...

Workforce Investment Board supports Medicaid expansion

A resolution in support of maintaining Medicaid expansion has been unanimously approved by the Alaska Workforce Investment Board, a volunteer board that supports education...

Native workforce bill moves to Senate

A bill amending 1992 Indian employment and training legislation to grant tribes certain hearing and appeal rights if the Interior Department disapproves a tribe’s...

Sullivan applauds order to overturn EPA water regulation

Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, has posted on social media his approval of President Trump’s executive order directing the Environmental Protection Agency to dismantle former...

Walker applauds Zinke confirmation to Interior

The Senate on March 1 confirmed by a vote of 68-31 the nomination of Ryan Zinke’s to be the 52nd U.S. Secretary of the...

Entries sought for Alaska Junior Duck Stamp Contest

Students from kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to submit entries by March 15 for the 2017 Alaska Junior Duck Stamp Contest.Participants must select...

Tribes hope Trump’s ‘America first’ helps first Americans

By PHILIP MARCELO The Associated PressBOSTON — Native Americans hope President Donald Trump doesn’t forget America’s first inhabitants as he promises to put “America first.”Tribes...

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...

Push for ride-share companies in Alaska hits speed bumps

By BECKY BOHRER The Associated PressJUNEAU — The drive to allow ride-share companies like Uber and Lyft to operate in Alaska has hit speed bumps.The...

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