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Exercise added estimated $28 million to Alaska economy

Data gathered by planners overseeing Northern Edge 17, a U.S. Pacific Command exercise in Alaska involving several branches of the armed forces, estimates that...

Wackowski is new senior adviser for Interior Department

Steve Wackowski, who most recently managed the reelection campaign for Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, was named May 30 to be senior adviser for Alaska...

Walker applauds plan for more say in energy development

Gov. Bill Walker is heralding an Interior Department announcement for greater state and local input in North Slope oil and gas development as a...

Alaska’s national parks had 2.78M visitors in 2016

Some 2.8 million visitors to Alaska’s national parks in 2016 spent $1.298 billion, supporting 18,940 jobs in the state, a new National Park Service...

Social Security’s five top new blog posts

Social Security’s blog is a go-to source for news and resources. That’s why we named it Social Security Matters — it matters to everyone...

Campfires too hot to touch are too hot to leave

It’s fire season in Alaska, including Chugach National Forest, and the forest is already at a moderate level of fire danger.Never leave a campfire...

Young: Trump budget proposal died before the ink dried

Alaska’s lone member of Congress sums up President Trump’s $4.1 trillion proposed federal budget, which includes hefty cuts in programs benefitting low income people,...

Pioneer Homes will teach skills in long-term care

A new apprenticeship program is planned at the Alaska Pioneer Homes to provide in depth training for employees in dementia care and other long-term...

National Tribal Public Health Summit coming to Alaska

Sustaining tribal public health as a national priority is the theme of the 8th annual National Tribal Public Health Summit, set for June 7-8...

Trump budget plans to cut SNAP budget criticized

A Trump administration proposed 25 percent cut to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps, is drawing strong criticism from a...

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