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Regional report confirms significant warming

Significant warmer than average temperatures were observed in most of Alaska, the northern Yukon and western part of the Northwest Territories, according to the...

Extended unemployment insurance benefits ending

Extended unemployment insurance benefits for eligible unemployed Alaskans are coming to an end.State Labor Commissioner Heidi Drygas announced on March 28 that those benefits,...
Gov. Bill Walker delivers his fourth State of the State address in Juneau. Photo courtesy of the governor’s office

Alaska’s China trade mission will visit Alibaba

An Alaska trade mission to China set for May 19-26 will include meetings and networking with the Alibaba Group, a Chinese multinational e-commerce, retail,...

Atwater appointed to head Education College at UAS

Steven Atwater, interim dean of the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Education, has been selected as the executive dean of the new Alaska...

Health care gains, while other jobs lost

Employment in health care continues to rise, with 1,000 jobs added since February 2017, for a 2.7 percent gain.Elsewhere in the state employment was...

Ferry system now fully funded through June 30

A fast track supplemental appropriations bill signed into law on March 27 includes $24 million to fully fund the Alaska Marine Highway System through...

Coast Guard rescues five in three separate incidents

Forwards deployed Coast Guard helicopter crews rescued five individuals in three separate requests for help during the third week of March.On March 23, a...

Ocean acidification is disrupting marine food chain

Excess carbon dioxide being added to the atmosphere by society is disrupting plants at the base of the marine food chain, according to a...

Pathogen may be widespread in wild sheep, goats

Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials say the presence of the pathogen “Movi” (mycoplasma ovipneumoniae) may be widespread among the state’s wild sheep...

House acts to support survival of Native languages

House Concurrent Resolution 19, urging Gov. Bill Walker to declare a “linguistic emergency” to help ensure survival of Native languages in Alaska has passed...




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