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EPA acts to close Alaska motor vehicle waste disposal well

ANCHORAGE — The Environmental Protection Agency says it has closed an illegal motor vehicle waste disposal well at a Fairbanks business.The EPA last year...

Scientists on research vessel spot rare whale in Bering Sea

ANCHORAGE — Federal researchers studying critically endangered North Pacific right whales sometimes go years without finding their subjects. Over the weekend they got lucky.A...

Oil company works to contain leak in Alaska’s North Slope

PRUDHOE BAY — A Texas-based oil and gas company that last year said it discovered at least 6 billion barrels of oil under its...

Boom deployed to absorb sheen from fishing vessel

The partial sinking of the fishing vessel Stoic in Unakwik Inlet in Prince William Sound on Aug. 7 is under investigation by the U.S....

BOF 2017-2018 proposal book is out

Proposal books for the 2017-2018 Alaska Board of Fisheries meeting schedule are out, with 227 proposals accepted by the board for review at meetings...

Music festival celebrates Alaska’s wild salmon

And the bands play on, and on and on.For three days at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds in Ninilchik, the music flowed almost continuously at...

Tustumena returns to service Aug. 15

Alaska Marine Highway System’s M/V Tustumena will be back in service on Aug. 15, to begin its regular service in Homer and Seldovia before...

$22 M revenue bill becomes law

Legislation expected to generate $22 million to $27 million in revenue for Alaska, via a four-year contract in which the state will sell royalty...

Coast Guard traverses Northwest Passage

On its historic voyage from Sitka Alaska, to Baltimore, MD, the Coast Guard Cutter Maple passed through the Northwest Passage in early August, accompanied...

Juneau chef crowned King of American Seafood

Chef Lionel Uddipa of Juneau’s SALT restaurant, was crowned in New Orleans on Aug. 5 at the new King of American Seafood.The honor was...

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