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NTSB to conduct hearing in Alaska of fatal airplane crash

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A National Transportation Safety Board investigative hearing in Alaska next month on a fatal commercial airplane crash will be the...

Murkowski out on repealing ACA

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is saying “no” to Senate Republican leadership plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a replacement.“The Senate should take...

Deal would allow public access near historic Ahtna village

A proposed settlement reached by Ahtna Inc. with the state of Alaska could resolve a decades old dispute centered on historic Gulkana Village and, more recently,...

Container ship towed to Dutch Harbor

A Maersk container ship that lost power on the evening of July 14 about seven miles north of Akutan on the Aleutian chain was...

$332 M in federal funds will help lower medical premiums

Approval of Alaska’s state innovation waiver by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will bring some $332 million in federal funding to the Alaska Reinsurance Program over...

Saildrones will aide NOAA research this summer

Federal fisheries scientists say they will launch unmanned ocean vehicles, called Saildrones, over the next four months from the Arctic to the tropical Pacific Ocean...

Alaska Symphony of Seafood braces for 2018 event

A call for products for the 25th annual Alaska Symphony of Seafood will begin in mid-August, with a deadline for entries of Oct. 6, the...

Murkowski wants answers on proposed budget cuts

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, on July 12 demanded answers from the Indian Health Service on a proposed $300 million budget cut in fiscal year...

Feds propose withdrawing restrictions for Pebble

In the midst of what’s been described as a phenomenal year for the Bristol Bay sockeye salmon fishery, the federal government is proposing to withdraw Clean Water...

Comment now on proposed offshore drilling plan

Comments are being accepted through Aug. 17 on the proposed new five-year national offshore oil and gas leasing program in the Outer Continental Shelf,...

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