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Stuart, Lindskoog elected to lead SeaLife Center

 Attorney Ryan Stuart, and Alaska Railroad Corp. executive Wendy Lindskoog, both of Anchorage, have been elected as chair and vice chair respectively of the...

Unemployment rate holding at 6.8 percent

Alaska’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood at 6.8 percent in October, unchanged from September’s rate, which was revised down one-tenth of a percentage point....

Study: Southeast rivers are economic gold mine

An economic study commissioned by Salmon Beyond Borders concludes that transboundary watersheds facing potential adverse impact from British Columbia mines are valued at just...

Interior cancels Beaufort, Chukchi offshore lease sales

A proposed final federal program for offshore oil and gas leasing from 2017 through 2022 takes the Beaufort and Chukchi seas planning areas off...

Study warns of danger to marine habitats

A new study in the journal Nature Climate Change warns that ocean acidification could drive a cascading loss of biodiversity in some marine habitats.The...

Alaskans vow pushback if Trump targets mountain’s new name

By RACHEL D'OROThe Associated PressANCHORAGE — Among Donald Trump's many promises on his way to the White House was a tweeted vow to change...

Four rescued from sinking Bayliner

A U.S. Coast Guard crew from Kodiak rescued four people from Knight Island in Prince William Sound on Nov. 18 after receiving a distress...

ADP executive director Kay Brown retires

Kay Brown has retired as executive director of the Alaska Democratic Party, after more than a decade of working on state and national levels,...

Scott Kendall is Walker’s new chief of staff

Gov. Bill Walker has appointed Scott Kendall of Anchorage as his new chief of staff, and transitioned former chief of staff Jim Whitaker to...

Apprentices honored Nov. 14-20

Apprentices are being honored in Alaska in concurrence with National Apprenticeship Week.Gov. Bill Walker proclaimed Nov. 14-20 as Alaska Apprenticeship Week.Labor Commissioner Heidi Drygas...

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