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BOEM open house on proposed offshore leasing is Jan. 23

An open house format meeting in Anchorage on Jan. 23 is one of 23 scheduled across the country in January and February to collect...

Mandatory crossbow education available online

Crossbow certification becomes mandatory on July 1 for anyone using a crossbow to hunt big game in Alaska, under regulations adopted by the Alaska...

ANSEP will host dissemination conference

Representatives from nine regional education groups will be in Anchorage Jan. 17-20 to learn more about the program components and strategies employed at the...
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Cruise ship market improving for Alaska

Alaska can expect a 7 percent increase in cruise ship traffic in 2018, with an estimated 1,165,400 visitors coming to the state, says Fairbanks...

Land swap eyed for road in Alaska wildlife refuge

ANCHORAGE — The Interior Department will explore a land exchange that could lead to construction of a road through a national wildlife refuge in...
Governor Bill Walker shakes hands with Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott after signing an Administrative Order on Climate Change, at the State Capitol in Juneau, Alaska, October 31, 2017.

Dividend, tax vote bills could complicate governor’s budget

JUNEAU — Bills introduced ahead of the new legislative session could complicate Gov. Bill Walker's plans to address Alaska's budget and tackle infrastructure projects.Two...

Sarah Palin’s oldest son pleads not guilty in assault case

PALMER — Sarah Palin's oldest son pleaded not guilty Monday to a felony charge in the case accusing him of assaulting his father at...
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Anchorage police make fast arrest in carjacking case

ANCHORAGE — A woman with gun stole a car from a man at an Anchorage gas station but was arrested seven minutes after police...

Scientists seek US backcountry skiers to measure snowpack

ANCHORAGE — America's space agency wants you to head for the mountains with a smartphone and a measuring stick.NASA's earth science arm is funding...

US rig count down by 5 to 924

HOUSTON — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by five this week to 924.That exceeds the...

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