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CO2 emissions are killing coral reefs, kelp forests

A new study published in Scientific Reports says carbon dioxide emissions are killing of coral reefs and kelp forests, and that if carbon dioxide...

Bill aids expanded opportunities for vets in private industry

House Bill 2 was signed into law on July 29, making Alaska the 38th state to adopt legislation giving private employers the option of...
Books on table

New law funds pilot program on curriculum

New education legislation signed into law on July 30 establishes and funds a three-year pilot program to identify and test curriculum for each grade...

Crew member medevaced with hand injury

An 18-year-old crew member aboard the fishing vessel Pacific Harvester was medevaced from 35 miles south of Valdez on July 26 after suffering a...

F/V O’Letta goes over five miles from Cordova

U.S. Coast Guard officials in Anchorage say five people aboard the seiner F/V O’Letta abandoned ship into a skiff on July 26 when their...

AFN announced plans for 2018 convention

“Innovation in the Past, Present and Future” is the theme for the Alaska Federation of Natives 2018 convention, set for Oct. 18-20 at the...

Ethics reform bill signed into law

House Bill 44, marking significant ethics reform for the Alaska Legislature, was signed into law July 19 in Anchorage by Gov. Bill Walker.The legislation,...

Donor education campaign offers advice

Operation Donate with Honor is a new nationwide donor education campaign to help donors pot and avoid fundraising solicitations that offer false promises that...

Tribes urge protection of ancient villages

Tribal groups are calling on the state of Alaska to protect culturally important ancestral Native villages bordering on Cook Inlet by adding conditions to...
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Statewide employment down in June

State labor officials say preliminary estimates for June show a decline of 1,700 jobs from June 2017, a loss of 0.5 percent.Some 1,000 jobs...


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